DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — NASCAR announced today the No. 24 team that competes in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West has been penalized as a result of rules violations committed Friday, April 27 at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah.
The No. 24 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-4.1B (Carburetor Eligibility: The carburetor must remain as supplied by the NASCAR-approved supplier – Unapproved carburetor modification to the carburetor accelerator pump actuator arm) of the 2012 NASCAR rule book. The violation was discovered during opening day inspection on April 27.
Mario Isola, crew chief of car No. 24, has been fined $1,500; suspended from NASCAR until the fine is paid; and placed on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31, 2012.