Talladega II: Fines, penalities issued

No. 41 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Team Penalized For Rule Violations At Talladega Superspeedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 9, 2007) -- NASCAR has issued penalties and fines to the No. 41 team that competes in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series, as ...

No. 41 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Team Penalized For Rule Violations At Talladega Superspeedway

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 9, 2007) -- NASCAR has issued penalties and fines to the No. 41 team that competes in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series, as a result of rule violations found last Sunday in post-race inspection at Talladega Superspeedway.

The No. 41 Dodge, driven by Reed Sorenson, was found to be in violation of Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-Q (car, car parts, components and/or equipment used do not conform to NASCAR rules); and 20-12.8.1C (failed to meet minimum front car heights) of NASCAR Car of Tomorrow Technical Bulletin #3 dated April 10, 2007.

Sorenson has been penalized 25 championship driver points, while car owner Chip Ganassi has been penalized 25 championship car owner points. In addition, crew chief Jimmy Elledge has been fined $25,000 and placed on probation until Dec. 31.

-credit: nascar

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Chip Ganassi , Reed Sorenson