Car No. 04 K&N Pro Series East Team Penalized For Rules Violations At NHMS
NASCAR announced today the No. 04 team that competes in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East has been penalized as a result of rules violations committed Thursday, July 14 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H.
The team was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-I (car, car parts, components and/or equipment used do not conform to NASCAR rules); and 20C-5.10.1A (carburetor eligibility: carburetor must remain as supplied by the NASCAR-approved supplier. Unapproved carburetor modification to the carburetor main body, throttle body and metering block) of the 2011 NASCAR rule book. The violations were discovered during opening-day inspection on July 14.
Steve Graham, crew chief of car No. 04, has been fined $2,500, suspended from NASCAR until the fine is paid, placed on NASCAR probation for the next two (2) NASCAR K&N Pro Series East events, and placed on NASCAR probation until Sept. 7, 2011.
Source: NASCAR Official Release