Indy IRP: No 88 peanlized for rules infraction

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Driver, Owner Penalized Points; Crew Chief Also Fined for Rule Violation DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2005) -- NASCAR announced that penalties have been issued to a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver, owner and...

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Driver, Owner Penalized Points; Crew Chief Also Fined for Rule Violation

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2005) -- NASCAR announced that penalties have been issued to a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver, owner and crew chief resulting from a rule violation during post-race inspection at Indianapolis Raceway Park on Aug. 5.

Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet, was fined 25 NASCAR Craftsman Truck driver points for violating Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 12-4-Q, any determination by NASCAR officials that the truck, truck parts, components and/or equipment used the event do not conform to NASCAR rules -- an unapproved right front spring.

Rhonda Thorson, the No. 88 truck's owner, was fined 25 NASCAR Craftsman Truck owner points under the above sections of the Rule Book.

Crew chief Vance Haefele, crew chief for the No. 88 truck, was fined $5,000 for violating the above sections of the Rule Book.

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Series NASCAR Truck
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