Camping World Trucks

NASCAR Penalizes Three Race Teams

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR has announced penalties against two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams and one NASCAR Nationwide Series team following events last weekend at Pocono Raceway and Iowa Speedway.

The No. 23 Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet driven by Carl Long that competes in the NASCAR Nationwide Series has been penalized for a rules infraction that occurred during practice Aug. 1 at Iowa Speedway.

The infraction is a P3 level penalty and violates sections:

- 12-1: Actions detrimental to stock car racing;

- 20A-2.3A: Any weight added to the car must be bolted inside the body shell in an approved weight container and in a position acceptable to NASCAR officials: Weight was not properly attached and fell out during the event.

As a result of this violation, crew chief Jonas Bell has been fined $10,000 and placed on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31.

The No. 17 Red Horse Racing Toyota driven by Timothy Peters in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series was cited with a P3 level penalty. The infraction was discovered during opening day inspection on July 31. The team violated the following sections of the rule book:

- 12-1: Actions detrimental to stock car racing;

- 20B-5.10.1(6): Throttle Shafts: The combined thickness of the throttle shaft and the throttle plates (butterflies) must not be less than 0.197 inch.

As a result of this violation, crew chief Paul Richmond has been fined $7,500 and placed on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31.

The No. 6 Norm Benning Racing Chevrolet driven by Norm Brnning in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has been penalized for a rules violation that took place during the race on Aug. 2. The infraction is a P1 level penalty and violates sections:

- 12-1: Actions detrimental to stock car racing;

- 9-15J: Only two NASCAR-approved ½ inch drive air wrenches, with a single socket and with a hex design capable of removing or attaching one lug nut at a time, must be used to change tires/wheels during any pit stops: Improper use of a battery powered impact wrench.

The team will be penalized with loss of track time during the opening practice at Michigan Int’l Speedway Aug. 15.

 

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