Starworks Motorsport was fined and penalized 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. GRAND-AM
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