$20,000 in fines have been issued; Additional to points penalties
Four NASCAR teams have been penalized for the same window net infraction. The penalties were issued today relating to races at Kansas Speedway and Darlington Raceway.
View the statement from G2G Racing below.
Window nets must display a SFI 27.1 label. The label means that the nets have been tested to meet safety standards.
NASCAR also noted that window nets over two years old aren’t allowed in competition.
NASCAR Rule Section 126.96.36.199.1 B&C: Driver’s Window Net, a safety penalty.
After the race at Darlington Raceway, the No. 46 and No. 47 Toyotas both fielded by G2G Racing have been penalized. The trucks were driven by Brennan Poole and Dawson Cram.
Penalties: Crew chiefs Timothy Silva (No. 46) and Daniel Killius (No. 47) were each fined $5,000. Additionally, each team has been assessed with the loss of 25 points.
After the race at Kansas, the No. 12 and 20 Chevrolets, both fielded by Young’s Motorsports have been penalized. The trucks were driven by Spencer Boyd and Nick Leitz.
Penalties: Crew chiefs Bradley Means (No. 12) and Joseph Lax (No. 20) have each been fined $5,000. Additionally, both teams have been issued a 25-point penalty.
G2G Racing Statement
Tim Viens of G2G Racing issued the following statement on Thursday:
“Today, we were informed by NASCAR that our window nets did not fit within the rule book,” G2G Racing opened in the statement.
“We place to appeal their decision. We truly feel both window nets were within the guidelines NASCAR has in their rulebook.”
“With that being said, we appreciate everyone’s support as we continue to build our entire program.”
“Again, we appreciate your support as we appeal this matter. We look forward to you all cheering us on in NASCAR’s return to the North Wilkesboro Speedway this weekend.”
NASCAR Cup Series Penalty Report: Darlington Raceway (May 2023)