NASCAR Penalizes Langley Runnerup


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The No. 6 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East team with driver Daniel Suarez has been penalized by NASCAR because of rules violations committed during the June 22 at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Va.

Suarez finished second in the race.

The No. 6 car was found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-I (any determination by NASCAR officials that the race equipment used in the event does not conform to NASCAR rules); and 20C-12.1A(1) (Front coil springs must be constructed with a minimum wire diameter of 0.575 inch: Spring did not meet the minimum wire diameter requirements.) of the 2013 NASCAR rule book. The violation was discovered during post-race inspection.

Clyde “Skip” Eyler, crew chief of the No. 6 car, has been fined $1,000, suspended from NASCAR until the fine is paid and placed on NASCAR probation until Aug. 28.

Owner Max Siegel has been penalized with the loss of six NASCAR K&N Pro Series East championship car owner points, while driver Daniel Suàrez has been penalized with the loss of six championship driver points.