NASCAR announced that it has penalized two Camping World Truck Series teams for rule violations at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Kevin Harvick Inc’s No. 33 truck 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-10.6-B (unapproved final drive (rear end) gear ratio) of the truck series rule book.
Crew chief Jeff Hensley has been fined $10,000, while team owner DeLana Harvick has been penalized with the loss of 25 owner points and driver Ron Hornaday Jr. has been penalized with the loss of 25 driver points.
Richard Childress Racing’s No. 3 truck was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1, 12-4-J and 20B-10.4-K (shifter lever was not metal). Crew chief Gary Stockman has been fined $1,000.