NASCAR group proprietor Chip Ganassi was suspended for one race and fined $30,000 Monday for violating NASCAR’s COVID-19 occasion protocols.
Chip Ganssi, who owns two NASCAR Cup Sequence groups, was fined and suspended for “bringing into the competitors space a non-essential person that was restricted from the footprint,” based on a NASCAR press launch.
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What does penalty imply for Chip Ganassi?
Ganassi might be barred from attending this week’s NASCAR Cup Sequence race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. His group, Chip Ganassi Racing, will nonetheless be permitted to compete within the race. Ganassi fields the No. 1 Chevrolet for driver Kurt Busch and the No. 42 for Ross Chastain.
Kurt Busch completed fourth within the NASCAR Cup Sequence race on the Daytona Highway Course, whereas Chastain completed 39th after a wreck.
Chip Ganassi can attraction the penalties.
Two NASCAR Cup Sequence crew chiefs have been additionally fined $10,000 after their automobiles have been discovered with one unsecured lug nut throughout post-race inspection Sunday, together with successful crew chief Adam Stevens. Jeremy Bullins, crew chief for Brad Keselowski, was additionally fined.
Christopher Bell received the race on the Daytona Highway Course for his first NASCAR Cup Sequence victory, whereas Keselowski completed fifth.
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Printed 23 Feb 2021, 06:08 IST