The Nationwide Motorsports Appeals Panel this day heard and judicious an enchantment of an L2 penalty issued on August 4 to proprietor Mario Gosselin and driver Alex Labbe within the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
The penalty issues the following fragment within the 2020 NASCAR Rule E book: Sections 5.1.a & .d: Non-public Automobile Testing.
The fresh penalty assessed: Gosselin used to be fined $50,000 and assessed with the inability of 75 proprietor positive aspects. Labbe used to be assessed with the inability of 75 driver positive aspects.
Upon listening to the testimony, the choices of the Nationwide Motorsports Appeals Panel are:
- The Appellants didn’t violate the Rule(s) put forth within the Penalty Watch because it used to be written.
- The Panel rescinds the fresh Penalty assessed by NASCAR.
The panel consisted of the following three folks:
– Mr. Chuck Deery
– Mr. Jay Signore
– Mr. Kevin Whitaker
AND: Observation from DGM Racing
— DGM Racing (@dgm_racing_) August 12, 2020
Customary post: Level L2 Penalty: Allotment 5.1.a.d: Non-public automobile testing. Sigh: Violation of the NASCAR private testing policy.
Driver (Alex Labbe) has been assessed with the inability of 75 championship positive aspects>
Proprietor (Mario Gosselin) has been fined $50,000 and the inability of 75 proprietor positive aspects.
For extra records on Labbe’s test, click right here.
–Initial penalty document: Original Hampshire post-flee penalties introduced–