The Final Appeal Officer today heard and considered an appeal of a race disqualification penalty issued on May 8 to JR Motorsports and driver Noah Gragson in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
The penalty concerns the following section in the 2021 NASCAR Rule Book: Section 20.14.c Suspension.
Upon hearing the testimony, the decisions of the Panelist are:
- That the Appellants did not violate the Rule(s) set forth in the Penalty Notice.
- That the original Penalty assessed by NASCAR is rescinded.
The Final Appeal Officer for this hearing was Mr. Roger Werner.
As this is a Race Disqualification Appeal, pursuant to Section 14.6.f, the decision of the Panelist will be considered final and there is no ability to appeal the decision to the Final Appeals Office.