DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR has fined Paul Menard's crew chief $100,000 for illegal modifications found on the Chevrolet last weekend at Michigan.
Slugger Labbe was also suspended until Oct. 3 in penalties NASCAR announced Wednesday.
Menard's car was taken back to NASCAR's research and development center after Sunday's race. NASCAR said the frame rails had been intentionally modified in an effort to deceive Inspectors.
Menard and car owner Richard Childress were each docked 25 points. Car chief Craig Smokstad and crew member Grant Hutchens were both also suspended until Oct. 3.
Labbe, Smokstad and Hutchens were all placed on probation through the end of the year.

Recent NASCAR Discussions



No NASCAR odds found

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail Fred's 250 Picks The NASCAR Camping World Truck Seriesopens up the racing weekend today with the Fred’s 250. Here are some drivers we like to contend for the win.
Thumbnail Fred's 250 Odds The NASCAR Camping World Truck Seriesgets back into action this weekend for the Fred’s 250. Here is a look at the odds to win this race.
Thumbnail Hellmann's 500 Odds The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series closes out the second stage of the Chase this Sunday when drivers compete in the Hellmann’s 500. Here is a look at the odds.
Thumbnail Hollywood Casino 400 Picks The NASCAR Sprint Cup field is set to compete at Kansas today for the Hollywood Casino 400. Here are some drivers we like to...
Thumbnail Kansas Lottery 300 Picks The NASCAR Xfinity Series gets back into action this afternoon for the running of the Kansas Lottery 300. Here is a look at the odds to win this...
More inNASCAR Articles