No. 2 Team In GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Fined, Penalized

No. 2 Team In GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series Fined, Penalized

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 11, 2013) – GRAND-AM Road Racing has issued monetary and point penalties to the No. 2 Ford/Riley Daytona Prototype entry that competes in the Rolex Sports Car Series, as a result of a rule infraction discovered following the GRAND-AM of The Americas at Circuit of The Americas on March 2.

Unauthorized modifications were found to the team’s fueling probe, a violation of Section 7.1.4 (“Dry-Break. The dry-break must be … unmodified”) of the GRAND-AM Rule Book.

As a result:

· The team, Starworks Motorsport, has been penalized with the loss of three team championship points;

· Drivers Alex Popow and Ryan Dalziel have each been penalized three driver championship points;

· Ford has been penalized three manufacturer championship points;

· The team has been fined $5,000, payable to Camp Boggy Creek, the official charity of GRAND-AM.

Contact:

GRAND-AM Communications

Herb Branham

(386) 310-6050

hbranham

Austin Penalty_031113.pdf

Matt Cleary
Sunday Group Management
media

@sundaygroup
317.908.2975 (m)
www.sundaymanagement.com

For additional information: www.sundaymanagement.com, www.facebook.com/sundaygroup, www.twitter.com/Sundaygroup

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