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Published on February 24th, 2011 | by Michael J Smith


NASCAR Penalizes No. 15 Truck Series Team For Rule Infractions

NASCAR announced that the No. 15 Billy Ballew Motorsports Camping World Truck Series team was penalized for infractions found during post-race inspection at Daytona International Speedway.

The No. 15 truck driver by Michael Waltrip 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-3.1.2E (rear spoiler did not meet specifications in post-race inspection) of the 2011 NASCAR Rule Book.

Crew chief Doug Howe was fined $25,000 and put on probation for the remainder of the calendar year. Team owner Billy Ballew has been penalized with the loss of 25 owner’s points.

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Michael J. Smith is a NASCAR enthusiast and blogger. In addition to founding this website, Michael is a journalist with over a decade of experience writing for prestigious media organizations.

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