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NASCAR Issues Penalties To JR Motorsports’ No. 88 Team

NASCAR issued penalties to JR Motorsports’ No. 88 Nationwide Series team for infractions found at O’Reilly Raceway Park. The team violated 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 20A-12.3T (unapproved left front shock absorber) of the 2010 NASCAR Rule Book.

Crew cheif Tony Eury Sr was fined $10,000, while owner Dale Earnhardt Jr and driver Aric Almirola have been penalized with the loss of 25 championship owner and 25 championship driver points, respectively.

The violation was found during post-race inspection.