Archive for April 13th, 2011

Car No. 36 & Car No. 51 Whelen Modified Tour Teams Penalized for Rules Violations

Daytona Beach, FL — NASCAR announced today the No. 36 and No. 51 teams that compete in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour have been penalized as a result of rules violations committed Sunday, April 10 at Thompson (Conn.) International Speedway.

The teams were found to be in violation of Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-I (car, car parts, components and/or equipment used do not conform to NASCAR rules); and 20D-5.10.1B(2) (altered carburetor boosters) of the 2011 NASCAR rule book. The violations were discovered during post-race inspection on April 10.

Ted Christopher, driver of car No. 36, has been penalized with the loss of 50 championship driver points.

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Feel the Racing Thrill; Drive Your Car Around “The Magic Mile”

Loudon, NH — Strap those seat belts tight, step on the gas and experience the same rush that the stars of NASCAR and INDYCAR feel at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, by driving your personal vehicle around “The Magic Mile” during FANtasy Drive 2 on Saturday, April 23.

If you have purchased a ticket to any of the major motorsports event weekends during the 2011 season, satisfy your need for speed and take three laps around the 1.058-mile oval. Not enough? Support a good cause by donating $25 to the New Hampshire Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities for three more laps with the proceeds benefiting local children-related charities.

“FANtasy Drive is just a way to say thank you to all our fans for their enthusiastic support of New Hampshire Motor Speedway, said speedway executive vice president and general manager Jerry Gappens. “We hope the experience of driving your car around ‘The Magic Mile,’ provides an exciting and thrilling FANtasy come true.”

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