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Billy Ballew Motorsports Penalized For Talladega Violations

[1]NASCAR issued penalties to Billy Ballew Motorsports’ No. 51, driven by Aric Almirola, for infractions found during last weekend’s Mountain Dew 250 at Talladega Superspeedway.

The team was found to be in violation of 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 20B-5.12.1B (only a NASCAR-approved composite air filter housing will be permitted; use of unapproved air filter housing) of the 2010 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rule Book.

Crew chief Richard Wauters was fined $2,500 and placed on NASCAR probation until the end of the calendar year.