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Four drivers and teams found not only their pockets lighter, but also their points bank as a result of infractions one week ago at the Texas Motor Speedway and Rockingham Speedways. First up was Ron Hornaday, Jr. who was penalized for crashing Darrell Wallace, Jr. during caution at Rockingham. He was found in violation of Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing). He was fined $25,000, docked 25 driver points and put on probation until June 12th. I was a bit surprised, but not much, that Hornaday was not parked during the race last week immediately. I’m not surprised that he was not suspended, but this is hardly a message to discourage that kind of action in the future. I feel when it comes to confrontations, NASCAR does nothing until it is painfully obvious they need to step in (see Keselowski v. Edwards). Hornaday was outraged when Kyle Busch pulled the same stunt on him in 2011, yet saw no wrong in doing the same in 2013. Interesting how views change on which vehicle...
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