Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/26/11
Due to showing up at Talladega Superspeedway last weekend with windshields that didn’t meet NASCAR specifications, the No. 00 (driver: David Reutimann), No. 56 (driver: Martin Truex Jr.) and No. 47 (driver: Bobby Labonte) Sprint Cup Series teams were penalized, according to an official announcement from NASCAR on Tuesday. Both the No. 00 and No. 56 teams are part of Michael Waltrip Racing. The No. 47 is fielded by JTG Daugherty Racing, an organization that has a partnership with MWR. The windshield infractions were discovered and confiscated by NASCAR on Friday. The windshields on the cars in Sunday’s Good Sam Club 500 at the track were legal. The three cars were determined by NASCAR to be in violation of sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing), 12-4-J (any determination by NASCAR officials that the race equipment used in the event does not conform to NASCAR rules detailed in section 20 of the rule book, or has not been approved by NASCAR prior to the ev...
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