No. 02 And No. 23 NASCAR Nationwide Series Teams Penalized For Rule Infractions At Kentucky Speedway
NASCAR announced today penalties and fines to the No. 02 and No. 23 teams that compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series as a result of rule infractions at Kentucky Speedway.
The No. 02 car was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-J (any determination by NASCAR officials that the race equipment used in the event does not conform to NASCAR rules); and 20A-2.3A (improperly attached weight) of the 2011 NASCAR rule book. The infraction occurred during practice on July 7.
As a result of the violation, crew chief Corrie Stott has been fined $10,000 and placed on NASCAR probation until Aug. 17
The No. 23 car was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1; 12-4-J and 20A-5.9F (unapproved intake manifold). This violation was discovered during opening day inspection on July 7. Crew chief Walter Giles has been fined $5,000 and placed on NASCAR probation until Aug. 17 as a result of the infraction.