On Wednesday NASCAR penalized Ryan Blaney and the Brad Keselowski Racing No. 29 Camping World Truck Series team for infractions from Friday night's race at Texas Motor Speedway. Blaney finished eighth and led 11 laps in the WinStar World Casino 400.
The specific rules broken by the No. 29 team were Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4J (any determination by NASCAR officials that the race equipment used in the event does not conform to NASCAR rules detailed in Section 20-B of the rule book) and 20B-12.8.1A (The roof failed to meet the minimum height requirement during post-race inspection) of the 2013 rule book.
As a result, crew chief Doug Randolph was fined $5,000, Ryan Blaney was penalized six driver points, and Brad Keselowski was penalized six owner points. Blaney is now tied for sixth in the Truck Series points with Ty Dillon. He his 53 points behind Matt Crafton after seven races.
"BKR respects the NASCAR inspection process. We will not appeal the #29 team Texas post-race penalties issued today," the team's Twitter account read.
The next race on the Camping World Truck Series schedule is on Thursday, June 27th for the UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway.Tags: Brad Keselowski, Camping World Truck Series, Doug Randolph, Matt Crafton, Motorsports, NASCAR, Ryan Blaney, Texas Motor Speedway