- Byrd Brothers, with partner team KV Racing Technology, have announced a return to the Indianapolis 500 in 2015 with Bryan Clauson.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Coyne, Carpenter Penalized

Texas race winning team Dale Coyne Racing has been fined and penalized for failing post-race technical inspection on Justin Wilson's victorious #18 entry.

Sighting an update to rule 14.6.4.13 that was sent via bulletin on June 3rd to teams, "The following parts may not be used at Texas Motor Speedway: Sidepod Top Deck IR1225195RH/LH - IR1202A031/32". DCR was fined $7,500 and docked 5 entrant points.

Ed Carpenter Racing also failed inspection and was fined $5,000 and docked 1 entrant point. Updated via bulletin June 8th, ECR failed to comply with rule 14.6.1.3 "A rear wing wicker up to a maximum of 1/8 inch height and full span may be used".

Both teams may appeal the decision.

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