Cup Kurt Busch drives the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 6, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

Published on July 10th, 2014 | by Michael J Smith

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NASCAR Penalizes No. 41 Cup Team

NASCAR announced that it has penalized Stewart Haas Racing’s No. 41 Sprint Cup Series team for infractions found during post-race inspection after the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

The team was found to have violated Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 20-12 (l) (for events at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway, at all times, the Delta (or difference) of the Z-height measurement between the center of the panhard (track) bar mounting bolt located at the left truck trailing arm and the center of the panhard bar mounting bolt, located at the right rear sub-frame mounting bracket, must not exceed three inches) of the 2014 NASCAR rule book.

This is a P2 penalty. As a result, crew chief Daniel Knost has been fined $10,000. In addition, driver Kurt Busch has lost 10 championship driver points and owner Gene Haas has lost 10 championship owner points.

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