DRIVER JAMES CIVALI PENALIZED FOR RULES VIOLATION
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2008) –
NASCAR has penalized James Civali, a driver who competes in the
NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, as a result of a rules infraction
Saturday at Riverhead Raceway in Riverhead, N.Y.
Civali was found to be in violation of Section 12-4-A
(actions detrimental to stock car racing; hitting another
competitor’s car during a caution period) of the 2008 NASCAR rule
book. The violation occurred during the Aug. 2 race.
As a result, Civali has been suspended from the next
two NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour events, suspended from NASCAR until
Aug. 15, 2008, and placed on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31, 2008.