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IndyCar announces fines, penalties in wake of Grand Prix of Indianapolis

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IndyCar announced Wednesday officials would be fining three groups in the wake of the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

Officials fined engine manufacturer Chevrolet $20,000 and penalized it 10 engine manufacturer's points for violations of the engine regulations. Chevrolet was found to have violated Rule 11.2 (Torque Control) and 12.1 (Traction Control) of the Verizon IndyCar Series Engine Regulations.

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports was fined $1,000 for a technical violation on its No. 77 Verizon IndyCar Series entry driven by Simon Pagenaud. The entrant was found to have violated Rule 14.6.7.7 (Underwing splitter) of the Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook.

Penske Racing was also fined $1,000 for a technical violation on its No. 3 Verizon IndyCar Series entry driven by Helio Castroneves. The entrant was found to have violated Rule 14.15.7 (Differential assembly) of the Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook.

All three have the opportunity to appeal the fines and penalties.

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