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NASCAR penalizes No. 6, No. 14 teams after Iowa

August 09, 2011, Official Release,

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Crew chiefs Kelley, Cogswell fined $2,500 and put on probation until Sept. 21

The No. 6 and 14 teams that compete in the Nationwide Series were penalized Tuesday as a result of rules violations committed this past weekend.

Both the No. 6 and No. 14 Nationwide cars were found to be in violation of Sections 12-1; 12-4-J; and 20A-10.7G (lug nuts were less than the minimum specified thickness) of the 2011 NASCAR rule book.

As a result, Michael Kelley, crew chief for the No. 6, and Gary Cogswell, crew chief for the No. 14, have each been fined $2,500 and placed on NASCAR probation until Sept. 21. These violations were discovered during pre-qualifying inspection on Aug. 6 at Iowa Speedway.