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Kurt Busch and team penalized

Kurt Busch and team penalized

July 8, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Following a third-place finish in Sunday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR has penalized Kurt Busch and his team following an infraction during post-race inspection. Busch was docked ten championship points, knocking him from twenty-fourth to twenty-sixth in points. Busch now sits behind AJ Allmendinger and Martin Truex Jr. […]

Kenny Francis fined after Talladega

Kenny Francis fined after Talladega

May 6, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  NASCAR announced late Tuesday afternoon that Kenny Francis, crew chief for Kasey Kahne in the Sprint Cup Series, had been fined for rule violations on May 3 at Talladega Superspeedway. The infraction Francis was fined for was discovered following Saturday’s qualifying session during the post-inspection process. Francis has been fined $25,000 […]

NNS: Elliott Sadler’s team and crew chief fined after Iowa infractions

May 22, 2012 No Comments

For the second time this year, the No. 2 Chevrolet of Elliott Sadler in the Nationwide series has been fined for failing a pre/post race inspection. After the Pioneer Hi-Bred 250 at Iowa Speedway on Sunday, Sadler’s car was determined to be too low in post-race inspection. Previously, the No. 2 car was found to […]

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NEWS: Chad Knaus suspended for 6 races, 48 team docked 25 points

February 29, 2012 No Comments

Five-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson was docked 25 driver points and crew chief Chad Knaus was suspended for six races on Wednesday by NASCAR after the No. 48 team failed inspection Feb. 17, the day before the Budweiser Shootout. After finishing 42nd in the Daytona 500, the 25-point loss sets Johnson 70 points behind the […]

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NSCS: NASCAR confiscates ‘C-post’ from Johnson’s Daytona 500 car

February 17, 2012 No Comments

If you want a sign that the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is underway, look no further than to Daytona Friday afternoon. NASCAR has made the announcement of a confiscated ‘C-post’ off of Jimmie Johnson’s No. 48 Chevrolet during pre-Daytona 500 inspection. According to the NASCAR rule book, this part can NOT be modified, […]

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NSCS: NASCAR Fines Kurt Busch $50,000 for Homestead-Miami Speedway Incident

November 25, 2011 No Comments

NASCAR fined Sprint Cup Series driver, Kurt Busch, for his actions during last Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. NASCAR made it apparent that the sanctioning body was not happy with both Busch’s obscene gesture (displaying the middle finger), and his abusive action towards NASCAR on ESPN reporter, Dr. Jerry Punch. “Kurt Busch showed disrespect […]

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