KVSH racing fined following Milwaukee win

The Milwaukee race winning team of KVSH Racing has been penalized for a weight limit infraction.

The #11 Hydroxycut Chevrolet was found to not meet the 1,600 pound minimum weight limit, which is in violation of IndyCar rule and was fined $5,000. The win will stand and driver Sebastien Bourdais and KVSH Racing has not lost any points as a result of the penalty.

In the engine manufactures championship, Chevrolet and Honda were fined 20 and 100 points respectively for engines that did not reach the minimum change out requirement.

The Chevrolet engine on Stefano Coletti’s #4 KV Racing entry expired at Milwaukee while Honda’s entries of James Jakes, Pippa Mann, Tristan Vautier, Andretti Autosport’s Justin Wilson and Marco Andretti were also penalized for engine changes.

Chevrolet leads Honda 1213 to 899 points in the manufactures title chase.

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Josh Farmer joined the media center in 2012 after first discovering his love of IndyCar racing in 2004 at Auto Club Speedway. He has been an accredited member of the IndyCar media center since 2014 and also contributes to IndyCar.com along with The Motorsports Tribune.

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