Scott Miller, NASCAR‘s senior vice president of competition, joined SiriusXM NASCAR Radio‘s The Morning Drive to discuss details of the infraction levied against the No. 6 Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing team of driver-owner Brad Keselowski.
On March 24, an L2-level penalty was given to RFK‘s No. 6 Ford in violation of Sections 14.1 and 14.5 of the NASCAR Rule Book — both headings that relate to the modification of a single-source supplied part for the Next Gen stock car. It resulted in a 100-point hit in the driver and owner standings, a 10-point deduction in playoff points, a four-race suspension for crew chief Matt McCall and a $100,000 fine.
“The repair policy is very straightforward,” Miller said Wednesday. “Any repair that‘s done is to bring the part back to the original specification. On this part, that was not adhered to. There are body mounting landings that are part of the rear fascia that weren‘t brought back to the original specifications. That‘s a key design feature of the part. The repair policy was not followed. That‘s really what it comes down to. A critical dimension of the part was altered.”
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