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DOVER, DE - MAY 14: Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 Bass Pro Shops/Trackers Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Dover 200 at Dover International Speedway on May 14, 2010 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images for NASCAR)
NASCAR has penalized the No. 3 Nationwide Series team of Austin Dillon following rule infractions discovered during postrace inspection last Friday at Kentucky Speedway. Dillon has been docked six championship points, which will cost him the lead in the standings. He did have a two-point lead in the championship race, but will now trail Elliott Sadler by four. Dillon's Richard Childress Racing entry was found to be in violation of the rule concerning body height requirements as the car failed to meet the minimum rear car heights. Crew chief Danny Stockman Jr. has been fined $10,000, while owner of record Morgan Shepherd and Dillon have been penalized with the loss of six championship owner and six championship driver points, respectively. Stockman and car chief Robert Strmiska will remain on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31.
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