NCS: Rodney Childers Gets Four-Race Suspension and Fined $100,000, Team Docked 100 points Following Talladega; NCWTS Crew Chief Andrew Abbott Indefinitely Suspended Featured
NASCAR announced penalties following its race weekend at Talladega Superspeedway on Wednesday. The two penalties announced impacted a team in the NASCAR Cup and Camping World Truck Series garages.
Crew chief Rodney Childers of the No. 4 NCS team has been fined $100,000 and suspended from the next four NASCAR Cup Series championship points events. Team and driver have been assessed with the loss of 100 points.
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Crew chief Andrew Abbott of the No. 20 NCWTS team has been indefinitely suspended for violating sections 4.3.A & 4.4.E: NASCAR Member Code of Conduct. As part of the reinstatement process, Abbott must complete “a NASCAR-mandated anger management training” as a pre-requisite to reinstatement.
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