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Penalty Report 9/28

Penalty Report

CONCORD, N.C. — Sept. 28, 2017 — World Racing Group has announced penalties in DIRTcar Racing. Per the Series rulebooks and the integrity of the sport, such infractions shall be announced. Members in good standing have the right to appeal the decision as provided in Section 12 of the General Rules and Specifications.

DIRTcar Racing Late Model Penalty:

Chris Madden, driver of the No. 44 DIRTcar Racing Late Model has violated Section 11.0, 11.1-A, N; 15.11-G of the 2017 DIRTcar Racing Rule Book while competing at Eldora Speedway during the World 100 weekend.

11.0 Penalties, Fine Schedules and Protests

11.1 Penalties and Fine Schedules

A.) All fines may be collected from prize money on the day of the infraction. If the competitor has not won appropriate money, the fine must be paid in full before the car and/or driver participates in another DIRTcar sanctioned event.

N.) Any member that attempts and/or is found to be using tires that are found to be illegal in any manner will be suspect to disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or loss of points and/or any other action deemed appropriate by DIRTcar Officials and/or World Racing Group Supervisory Officials. The minimum penalty for any (chemically) altered tire will be as follows: disqualification from the event, and/or a fine up to 1,000 championship or track points, loss of all earned purse and/or reward money from the event, a fine equal to and/or more than the purse money rewarded for the event and/or a minimum suspension of 1 month (minimum or 4 races) up to six (6) months in duration.

15.11 Tires

G.) Chemical alterations, vulcanizing, tire softening, defacing and/or altering the face of the tire lettering and/or tire stamping will not be permitted. Chemicals or tire softening is not permitted at any time. Tires may be inspected at any time. Any violation with any tire presented for competition may result in immediate disqualification from the events and/or other penalties including but not limited to loss of money, fine, loss of points and/or suspension.

Penalty / Fine:

  1. a) Disqualification from the event, including loss of all purse money and championship points earned in the event(s). (Purse money total $12,600)
  2. b)  $1,690 tire analysis fees.
  3. c)  A fine of $1,000. 
Total including loss of money, fine and tire analysis of $15,325. 
Purse monies are held, please remit $2,690
  4. d)  A loss of 1,000 DIRTcar Late Model Championship points for the 2017 season.
  5. e)  A suspension from all sanctioned DIRTcar Late Model events, including World of Outlaws 
Craftsman Late Models Series, for thirty (30) consecutive days (September 10, 2017 
through October 10, 2017).
  6. f)  Placed on probation following the conclusion of the suspension for the remainder of the 
2017 racing season (technical in nature).
  7. g)  Any subsequent violations may result in a higher fine schedule and/or additional loss of 
points and/or suspension (including indefinite) and/or parking of the team.

 

Super DIRTcar Series Penalty:

Billy Decker, driver of the No. 91 in the Super DIRTcar Series has violated Section 2.2-A, 11.0-A, 11.1-A, G of the 2017 DIRTcar Racing Rule Book.

2.2 Conduct

A.) General – All Members agree to act in a professional manner as determined by World Racing Group Officials. The professional manner includes, but is not limited to verbal representation, written representation, any representation that may represent the World Racing Group, the DIRTcar Northeast and/or Super DIRTcar Series, the sport of DIRTcar Northeast and/or Super DIRTcar Series racing and/or motorsports in general and/or any affiliates.

11.0 Penalties, Fine Schedules and Protests

  1. The Super DIRTcar Series and/or DIRTcar conducts itself as the top Modified Racing Series in North America and expects its members to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times during any event and/or when representing the series. Car Owners, Drivers and Crew Chiefs are responsible for the conduct of their team members and/or anyone connected to or affiliated with that owner’s team, in addition to being responsible for all infractions, technical and/or non-technical in nature. In the event that a penalty is issued, only active DIRTcar Members in good standing, have the right to an appeal, if the penalty is appealable. All fines that are listed in sub-section 11.1 are in regard to the initial penalty. Multiple infractions of the same type will increase the severity of the penalty.

11.1 Penalties and Fine Schedules

  1. All fines may be collected from prize money on the day of the infraction. If the competitor has not won appropriate money, the fine must be paid in full before the car and/or driver participates in another Super DIRTcar Series and/or DIRTcar sanctioned event.
  2. Any member that attempts to drive roughly and/or bumps another competitor unnecessarily will be subject to disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or any other action deemed appropriate by Super DIRTcar Series and/or DIRTcar Officials and/or World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.; Maximum = $5,000.

Penalty:

Decker has been fined $500.00 for his actions.

Luke Whitteker, driver in the Super DIRTcar Series has violated Section 2.2-A, 11.0-A, 11.1-A, G of the 2017 DIRTcar Racing Rule Book.

2.2 Conduct

A.) General – All Members agree to act in a professional manner as determined by World Racing Group Officials. The professional manner includes, but is not limited to verbal representation, written representation, any representation that may represent the World Racing Group, the DIRTcar Northeast and/or Super DIRTcar Series, the sport of DIRTcar Northeast and/or Super DIRTcar Series racing and/or motorsports in general and/or any affiliates.

11.0 Penalties, Fine Schedules and Protests

  1. The Super DIRTcar Series and/or DIRTcar conducts itself as the top Modified Racing Series in North America and expects its members to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times during any event and/or when representing the series. Car Owners, Drivers and Crew Chiefs are responsible for the conduct of their team members and/or anyone connected to or affiliated with that owner’s team, in addition to being responsible for all infractions, technical and/or non-technical in nature. In the event that a penalty is issued, only active DIRTcar Members in good standing, have the right to an appeal, if the penalty is appealable. All fines that are listed in sub-section 11.1 are in regard to the initial penalty. Multiple infractions of the same type will increase the severity of the penalty

11.1 Penalties and Fine Schedules

  1. All fines may be collected from prize money on the day of the infraction. If the competitor has not won appropriate money, the fine must be paid in full before the car and/or driver participates in another Super DIRTcar Series and/or DIRTcar sanctioned event.
  2. Any member that attempts to and/or does physically abuse any event official, including pushing, punching, touching, grabbing and/or grabbing the official’s equipment, etc., will be subject to disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by Super DIRTcar Series and/or DIRTcar Officials and/or World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.; Maximum = $5,000.
  3. Any member that verbally abuses any event official will be subject to disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by Super DIRTcar Series and/or DIRTcar Officials and/or World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.; Maximum = $2500

Penalty:

Luke Whitteker has been fined $500.00. Luke Whitteker and crew have been placed on probation until January 1, 2018.