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Tue May 24, 2011 8:46 pm
Two Truck Series Teams Penalized For Infractions At Charlotte
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 24, 2011) – Two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams received penalties today as a result of rule violations last weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The No. 33 truck 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 20B-10.6-B (unapproved final drive (rear end) gear ratio) of the 2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rule Book.
Crew chief Jeff Hensley has been fined $10,000, while team owner DeLana Harvick and driver Ron Hornaday Jr. have been penalized with the loss of 25 championship owner and 25 championship driver points, respectively. The infraction occurred during post-race inspection May 20.
The No. 3 truck was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1, 12-4-J and 20B-10.4-K (shifter lever was not metal). Crew chief Gary Stockman has been fined $1,000. The infraction occurred during opening day inspection on May 19.
Tue May 24, 2011 9:17 pm
The #33 cheating,say it isn't so?
Wonder what the #18 truck is getting away with thus far?
Wed May 25, 2011 2:29 pm
Wow, doesn't 25 points sound pretty stiff under the new points system? I'm not crying for the offenders, but that sounds harsh.