Verizon IndyCar Series

Wilson, Carpenter Penalized For Texas Issues

INDIANAPOLIS – Justin Wilson and Dale Coyne Racing got to celebrate a big victory Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway, but today the IZOD IndyCar Series took a bit of the wind out of their sails.

During post-race inspection it was found that the No. 18 entry driven by Wilson didn’t comply with the sidepod top deck aerodynamic element of Rule 14.6.4.13. As a result, the team was fined $7,500 and docked five entrant points for the infraction.

In addition, the No. 20 Ed Carpenter Racing team was fined $5,000 and penalized one entrant point for not complaying with Rule 14.6.1.3 (A rear wing wicker up to a maximum of 1/8 inch height and full span may be used). This infraction was also found during post-race inspection.

Both teams are allowed to contest these penalties if they choose to do so.

Posted by on Jun 11 2012 Filed under IndyCar, Latest Headlines, Verizon IndyCar Series. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

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