Teams receive Atlanta penalities

TWO NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TEAMS PENALIZED AS A RESULT OF ATLANTA INFRACTIONS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 23, 2006) -- NASCAR announced today that penalties have been issued to two NASCAR NEXTEL Cup teams, as a result of rule violations this...

TWO NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TEAMS PENALIZED AS A RESULT OF ATLANTA INFRACTIONS

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 23, 2006) -- NASCAR announced today that penalties have been issued to two NASCAR NEXTEL Cup teams, as a result of rule violations this past weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Rodney Childers, crew chief for the No. 10 Dodge driven by Scott Riggs, has been fined $10,000 for violating Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 12-4-W (improperly attached weight) of the 2006 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup rule book. The violation was discovered during practice.

David Hyder, crew chief for the No. 21 Ford driven by Ken Schrader, has been fined $1,000 for violating Sections 12-4-A; 12-4-Q (car, car parts, components and/or equipment that do not conform to NASCAR rules); and 20-3.2.3A (unapproved side window). The violation was discovered during pre-qualifying inspection.

* Additionally, Thomas Harris, a member of the No. 66 race team, has been fined $5,000 and indefinitely suspended from NASCAR for violating Section 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing/unauthorized duplication of a NASCAR Annual Credential).

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Ken Schrader , Scott Riggs