NASCAR staff owner 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 Series groups, was fined and suspended for “bringing into the competition area a non-essential individual that was restricted from the footprint,” based on a NASCAR press launch.
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What does penalty imply for Chip Ganassi?
Ganassi can be barred from attending this week’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. His staff, 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 Series race on the Daytona Road Course, whereas Chastain completed thirty ninth after a wreck.
Chip Ganassi can attraction the penalties.
Two NASCAR Cup Series crew chiefs had been additionally fined $10,000 after their automobiles had 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 gained the race on the Daytona Road Course for his first NASCAR Cup Series victory, whereas Keselowski completed fifth.
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Published 23 Feb 2021, 06:08 IST