NASCAR penalizes Labbe team for violation of no-testing policy

NASCAR penalizes Labbe team for violation of no-testing policy


Team owner Mario Gosselin was fined $50,000 and punished 75 owner points for the team’s violation of the screening policy.

Last Saturday at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR authorities stopped chauffeur Alex Labbe’s involvement in an SCCA occasion on the Daytona roadway course after he finished around 7 laps.

Labbe was noted as driving a 2019 Chevrolet Camaro and images plainly revealed it was one of DGM Racing’s Xfinity Series automobiles. The 2019 Camaro is the authorized design of that cars and truck in the Xfinity Series, which is why NASCAR considered its usage in the SCCA occasion a test.

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All three of NASCAR’s nationwide series– Cup, Xfinity and Trucks– will complete in 2 weeks on the Daytona roadway course for the very first time.

Under NASCAR’s present COVID-19 pandemic scheduling, there is no practice or certifying prepared for any of the races and chauffeurs are enabled to race in simply one of the weekend’s occasions regarding not avoid somebody from acquiring a benefit.

DGM Racing stated it prepares to appeal the charge.

Also Tuesday, Cup chauffeur Clint Bowyer’s team chief, Johnny Klausmeier, was suspended for Saturday’s Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.

Bowyer’sNo 14 Ford was discovered to have 2 lug nuts not safe and protected following Sunday’s race at NewHampshire Stewart-Haas Racing’s director of competitors, Greg Zipadelli, will fill out for Klausmeier.

Klausmeier is enabled to take part in Sunday’s race at Michigan, the 2nd race of this weekend’s Cup Series doubleheader. He might go into the track as soon as assessment from Saturday’s race is clear.

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