NASCAR Penalizes Sellers Out of Greenville Victory Lane
Season Opener is Set for Saturday at Greenville
The following are the official NASCAR statements reguarding the disqualification of Peyton Sellers and the Andy Santerre Motorsports #44 team from an apparent victory in the NASCAR Camping World East Series race at Greenville-Pickens Speedway (SC).
NO. 44 NASCAR CAMPING WORLD SERIES EAST CREW CHIEF PENALIZED
FOR RULE VIOLATIONS AT GREENVILLE-PICKENS SPEEDWAY

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 23, 2008) - NASCAR has penalized H.C. Sellers, crew chief of the No. 44 team that competes in the NASCAR Camping World Series East, as a result of rule infractions found last Saturday at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in Greenville, S.C.

The No. 44 car driven by Peyton Sellers was found to be in violation of Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-Q (car, car parts, components and/or equipment used do not conform to NASCAR rules); and 20C-12.3 C(7) (Shock absorber base valves will not be permitted: Right rear shock absorber had a base valve installed) of the 2008 NASCAR rule book. The violation was discovered during post race inspection on April 19.

As a result, H.C. Sellers has been suspended from the next three NASCAR Camping World Series East events, suspended from the NASCAR Touring Series until June 11, 2008, and placed on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31, 2008.

Peyton Sellers  (Charles F. Ward / NASCAR Photo)


RESULTS FOR NASCAR CAMPING WORLD SERIES EAST RACE AT
GREENVILLE-PICKENS SPEEDWAY REVISED DUE TO POST RACE RULES VIOLATION

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 23, 2008) - NASCAR announced today that the unofficial results of Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Series East race at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in Greenville, S.C. have been revised due to a post-race rules violation discovered with the first place car - the No. 44 driven by Peyton Sellers. As a result, the original runner-up Austin Dillon,  has been declared the race winner.
Sellers' car was determined to be in violation of Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-Q (car, car parts, components and/or equipment used do not conform to NASCAR rules); and 20C-12.3 C(7) (Shock absorber base valves will not be permitted: Right rear shock absorber had a base valve installed) of the 2008 NASCAR rule book.
The rule violation dropped Sellers to 30th in the official race finish. Dillon, driver of the No. 3 car, and all others in the event moved up one position in the official finishing order.