Roush Nationwide Car Penalized
NASCAR announced today that the crew chief, owner and driver of the No. 16 NASCAR Nationwide Series team have been fined and penalized for violations involving sealed engine rules.
Crew chief Eddie Pardue has been fined $30,000 for violating Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-J (Race equipment that has been previously sealed by NASCAR for use in an event) and sub-section 8-6 (Failure to submit the sealed engine from the race winner for inspection; removal of the seal from the winning engine without authorization from NASCAR) of the 2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series rule book.
Team owner Jack Roush was penalized with the loss of 100 NASCAR Nationwide
Series championship owner points while driver Matt Kenseth also was docked 100 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship driver points.No Comment