BUSCH: Mike Skinner Gets Atlanta Win Back

Skinner gets to keep win, loses money DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 17, 1999) Mike Skinner, left, and car owner David Ridling celebrated in Victory Lane at Atlanta. The National Stock Car Racing ...

Skinner gets to keep win, loses money

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 17, 1999) Mike Skinner, left, and car owner David Ridling celebrated in Victory Lane at Atlanta. The National Stock Car Racing Commission modified today the penalty levied by NASCAR officials following post-race inspection of last Saturday's NASCAR Busch Series Grand National Division Yellow Freight 300.

The penalty against NASCAR Busch Series crew chief C.R. Miller, which relegated the winning car to 43rd position along with last-place points and money, involved illegal and unapproved cylinder heads. After hearing an appeal filed by NASCAR Busch Series car owner David Ridling, the commission decided to uphold the monetary portion of the penalty but awarded driver Mike Skinner with the win and first-place points.

The fine constituting the difference between first- and last-place money, nearly $19,000, is the largest in the history of the NASCAR Busch Series.

Source: NASCAR Online

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Drivers Mike Skinner