IndyCar announces infractions for inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS (May 14, 2014) – IndyCar announced infractions Wednesday following the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

The May 10 race started with a large crash that injured Mayor Greg Ballard. Simon Pagenaud won the race.

The infractions include:

  • A $20,000 fine for engine manufacturer Chevrolet and a penalty of 10 engine manufacturer’s points for violations of the engine regulations. Chevrolet was found to have violated Rule 11.2 (Torque Control) and 12.1 (Traction Control) of the Verizon IndyCar Series Engine Regulations.
  • A $1,000 fine for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for a technical violation on its No. 77 Verizon IndyCar Series entry driven by Simon Pagenaud. The entrant was found to have violated Rule 14.6.7.7 (Underwing splitter) of the Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook.
  • A $1,000 fine for Penske Racing for a technical violation on its No. 3 Verizon IndyCar Series entry driven by Helio Castroneves. The entrant was found to have violated Rule 14.15.7 (Differential assembly) of the Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook.

According to IndyCar, the penalties can be contested.

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