Team penalty handed out after Texas

Rule Violations Result in Fine, Loss of Points for NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Team DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 11, 2006) -- NASCAR announced today that one fine and two penalties have been issued to the No. 74 Dodge team competing in the NASCAR ...

Rule Violations Result in Fine, Loss of Points for NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Team

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 11, 2006) -- NASCAR announced today that one fine and two penalties have been issued to the No. 74 Dodge team competing in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series, as a result of rule violations last week at Texas Motor Speedway.

Due to violations of Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing), 12-4-Q (car, car parts, components and/or equipment that do not conform to NASCAR rules) and 20-5.9G(1) (external modifications to the intake manifold deemed impermissible unless authorized by the Series Director) of the 2006 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Rule Book, crew chief Domenick Turse was fined $50,000; driver Derrike Cope was penalized with the loss of 25 driver championship points; and car owner Ray McGlynn was penalized 25 owner championship points.

The infraction was discovered during opening day inspection.

-nascar

Be part of something big

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Derrike Cope