Posted October 01, 2013 on
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NASCAR has fined Nelson Piquet Jr. $10,000 and ordered him to attend sensitivity training for using an anti-gay slur on social media.
The Nationwide Series driver posted the remark on Instagram Sept. 25 in a post that has since been deleted.
NASCAR also penalized Penske Racing because Joey Logano's race-winning Nationwide car at Dover failed post-race inspection on Saturday.
Crew chief Jeremy Bullins was fined $10,000 and team owner Roger Penske docked six championship car owner points because the car was too low.
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Nelson Piquet Jr. has been fined $10,000, is required to participate in sensitivity training as directed by NASCAR, and was placed on indefinite probation for violating the sanctioning body’s Code of Conduct policy.
On September 25, Piquet violated Sections 7-5 (Code of Conduct) and 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) of the 2013...
Nelson Piquet, Jr. has been fined $10,000, required to go to sensitivity training, and placed on indefinite probation after violating NASCAR’s Code of Conduct Policy. The same Code that landed Jeremy Clements on suspension earlier in the season. According to NASCAR’s Steve O’Donnell, senior vice president of racing operations, Piquet[...]