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Three Camping World Truck Series teams penalized

April 01, 2014, Official NASCAR Release,

Crew chiefs for No. 31, No. 54, and No. 98 teams fined

Daytona Beach, Fla. -- Three teams that compete in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series have been penalized for rules violations discovered during post-race inspection last Sunday (March 30) at Martinsville Speedway.

All three teams -- the No. 31, No. 54, and No. 98 -- have been assessed a P3 level penalty for violating Section 20B-12.5 (D) (offset front hubs found in post-race inspection) of the 2014 NASCAR rule book. As a result, each team’s crew chief -- Michael Shelton (No. 31); Jerry Baxter (No. 54); and Gene Wachtel (No. 98) -- have been fined $10,000 and placed on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31.