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Thursday, July 24, 2014

INDYCAR Announces Toronto Penalties

INDYCAR announced Thursday afternoon penalties for two competitors following the two-race event in Toronto July 20.

Rahal Letterman Lanigan racing was fined $5,000 for violating Rule on Luca Filippi's entry during Race Qualifications. The rule reads:
14.3. Car Weight and Driver Equivalency Weight

14.3.1. Car Weight The minimum weight shall include all lubricants, coolants and camera or dummy camera housings. Fuel, Driver and the Driver equivalency weight are excluded. Minimum weight for Road/Streets & Short Ovals – will be 1600 pounds.

A.J. Foyt Racing's sole entry of Takuma Sato was fined $1,000 for violating Rule, which was found during post-race inspection of Race 2. Rule reads:
14.6. Aerodynamics

14.6.6. Sidepods / Underwing The underwing step plane heights must adhere to the following illustration. The heights of 1.250 inches, 1.370 inches, and 1.400 inches have a tolerance of plus 0.150 inches and minus 0.00 inches.