Richmond: Bobby Hamilton fined

Nascar Craftsman Truck Driver Bobby Hamilton fined, placed on probation; Crew Chief Chris Showalter fined DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 8, 2003) -- NASCAR officials announced today that Bobby Hamilton, driver for the No. 4 team, has been fined ...

Nascar Craftsman Truck Driver Bobby Hamilton fined, placed on probation; Crew Chief Chris Showalter fined

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 8, 2003) -- NASCAR officials announced today that Bobby Hamilton, driver for the No. 4 team, has been fined $10,000 and placed on probation for the remainder of the 2003 season for his actions at the Sept. 4 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Virginia is for Lovers 200 at Richmond International Raceway.

Hamilton was penalized under Section 12-4-A of the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series rule book (actions detrimental to stock car racing), for hitting another competitor's truck following the completion of the race.

Also, Chris Showalter, crew chief of the No. 16 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team, has been fined $250 due to a rule infraction discovered during the initial inspection process at Richmond -- an unapproved fuel cell installation.

Showalter was penalized under Section 12-4-A and Section 12-4-Q (parts and/or equipment that do not conform to NASCAR rules).

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Bobby Hamilton