BUSCH: Phoenix II: Crew chief receives fine, suspension

NASCAR BUSCH SERIES CREW CHIEF JOE SHEAR JR. FINED, SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY FOR RULE VIOLATIONS AT PHOENIX DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2006) -- NASCAR announced today that Joe Shear Jr., crew chief of the No. 43 Dodge driven by P.J. Jones in...

NASCAR BUSCH SERIES CREW CHIEF JOE SHEAR JR. FINED, SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY FOR RULE VIOLATIONS AT PHOENIX

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2006) -- NASCAR announced today that Joe Shear Jr., crew chief of the No. 43 Dodge driven by P.J. Jones in the NASCAR Busch Series, has been fined and indefinitely suspended due to rule violations discovered during post-race inspection at Phoenix International Raceway on Nov. 11.

Shear was suspended effective immediately and fined $10,000 for violating Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 12-4-Q (car, car parts, components and/or equipment used that do not conform to NASCAR rules: Section 20A-12.8.1D: quarter panel height did not meet the required specification; too high in post-race inspection) of the 2006 NASCAR Busch Series Rule Book.

Additionally, Jones was penalized 25 NASCAR Busch Series driver championship points and team owner Mike Curb was penalized 25 NASCAR Busch Series owner championship points for violating Sections 12-4-A and 12-4-Q (20A-12.8.1D).

-credit: nascar

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers P.J. Jones