IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard acknowledges that technicians missed the illegal parts on the car Justin Wilson used to win at Texas Motor Speedway last weekend.
Wilson was docked five points by IndyCar and Dale Coyne Racing was fined $7,500 on Monday for failing an inspection after the race. IndyCar says that Wilson's car had unapproved pieces of bodywork fitted to its sidepods.
Bernard tells The Associated Press during a stop at the Iowa Speedway says it was simply "human error" to blame for Wilson's car getting by inspectors before the race.
Helio Castroneves and Dario Franchitti say Wilson's car gained an edge because of the parts. Wilson says it's embarrassing that neither his team nor IndyCar caught the mistake, the part didn't give him any advantage.
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