DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Mike Bumgarner, crew chief for the
No. 5 Chevrolet driven by Kyle Busch in the NASCAR Busch Series,
has been fined $10,000 for an infraction last weekend at Kansas
After Busch won the race, NASCAR inspectors discovered an
unapproved intake manifold. The part was taken to NASCAR's Research
and Development Center in Concord, N.C., where the violation was
Car owner Rick Hendrick said after Wednesday's announcement by
NASCAR that the Hendrick Motorsports team will appeal the fine.
"To say we're confused about this situation would be an
understatement," Hendrick said. "The intake manifold that the
team used was legal and we look forward to presenting the facts to
the National Stock Car Racing Commission."