INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – IndyCar has docked Justin Wilson five points and fined Dale Coyne Racing $7,500 for failing a post-race inspection after the team’s win at Texas Motor Speedway.
IndyCar said Monday that Wilson’s car had unapproved pieces of bodywork fitted to its sidepods.READ MORE: Texas Linebacker Jake Ehlinger, Younger Brother Of Former Longhorns QB Sam Ehlinger, Found Dead Off Campus, Austin Police Say
The victory was Wilson’s first on an oval track, and first on any track since 2009. The pieces in question were legal for the Indianapolis 500, but were not allowed to be used Saturday night at Texas, where downforce was reduced in an attempt by IndyCar to eliminate pack racing.READ MORE: Arlington Mother, Son Who Sold Drugs On Dark Web Get 18 Years in Prison
IndyCar also fined Ed Carpenter Racing $5,000 and docked Carpenter one point for using a wicker taller than what was permitted under the rules at Texas.
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