Talladega: Series penalizes three teams

Three NASCAR Nationwide Series Teams Fined, Penalized For Rule Violations At Talladega Superspeedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 28, 2010) -- NASCAR announced today that three NASCAR Nationwide Series teams have been fined and penalized due to...

Three NASCAR Nationwide Series Teams Fined, Penalized For Rule Violations At Talladega Superspeedway

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 28, 2010) -- NASCAR announced today that three NASCAR Nationwide Series teams have been fined and penalized due to rule violations during this past weekend's event at Talladega Superspeedway.

Paul Wolfe, crew chief for the No. 22 team, was fined $10,000 for violating 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-12.1A(8) (unapproved left front spring). Wolfe was fined an additional $10,000 for violating Sections 12-1, 12-4-J and 20A-12.3T (unapproved right front shock absorber) of the 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series rule book.

Jodi Geschickter, owner of the No. 22 team, was penalized with the loss of 25 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship owner points for violating 12-1, 12-4-J and 20A-12.1A(8), and lost an additional 25 owner points for violating 12-1, 12-4-J and 20A-12.3T.

Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 22 car, also was docked 25 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship driver points for violating 12-1, 12-4-J and 20A-12.1A(8). He also surrendered an additional 25 driver points for violating 12-1, 12-4-J and 20A-12.3T.

The rule violations for the No. 22 team were discovered during post-race inspection on April 25.

Bob Schacht, crew chief of the No. 75 team, has been fined $5,000 for violation of Sections 12-1, 12-4-J and 20A-12-E (reinforcement extended forward of the coil spring mounting pad). Schacht was fined an additional $2,500 for being in violation of 12-1, 12-4-J and 20A-12 (use of hollow bolts in truck trailing arms and panhard bar). The infractions were discovered during opening-day inspection on April 22.

Also Newt Moore, crew chief of the No. 05 team, was fined $2,500 after being found in violation of 12-1, 12-4-J and 20A-12.1B(8) (non-magnetic steel rear jacking bolts).

These infractions also were found during opening-day inspection.

-source: nascar

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Paul Wolfe , Brad Keselowski , Bob Schacht