BUSCH: Memphis: Crew chiefs penalized for rule violations

Tester Suspended, Fined; Perkins On Probation, Fined For Rule Violations At Memphis Motorsports Park DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2007) – NASCAR announced today that Greg Tester, crew chief of the No. 71 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Busch Series,...

Tester Suspended, Fined; Perkins On Probation, Fined For Rule Violations At Memphis Motorsports Park

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2007) – NASCAR announced today that Greg Tester, crew chief of the No. 71 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Busch Series, has been suspended until Dec. 31 and fined $15,000 due to rule violations this past weekend at Memphis Motorsports Park.

Tester was found to be in violation of Section 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing), 12-4-Q (car, car parts, components and/or equipment used that do not conform to NASCAR rules), 20A-12.3A (unapproved shock absorber piston) and 20A-12.3B(7) (shock absorber base valves will not be permitted) of the 2007 NASCAR Busch Series Rule Book.

Additionally, Ron Young, driver of the No. 71 Chevrolet, was penalized with the loss of 50 NASCAR Busch Series driver championship points while Jerry Young, owner of the No. 71 Chevrolet, was docked 50 NASCAR Busch Series owner championship points.

The infractions were found during post-race inspection on Oct. 27.

Also Tommy Perkins, crew chief of the No. 05 Chevrolet driven by Brett Rowe, was placed on probation until Dec. 31 and fined $2,000 after violating Sections 12-4-A, 12-4-Q and 20A-12.A (mounting points on the axle housing were not evenly spaced).

-credit: nascar

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Ron Young , Brett Rowe