Kyle Busch and No. 51 KBM team penalized following NCWTS Kentucky race

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NASCAR announced today that the No. 51 NASCAR Camping World Truck of Kyle Busch Motorsports has been penalized for a rule infraction that was found during post-race infraction at Kentucky Speedway this past weekend. NASCAR fined crew chief Eric Phillips $5,000 and penalized car owner Kyle Busch with the loss of six owner’s points.

The No. 51 truck was found in violation of Section Section 20B-12.8.1 (truck failed to meet post-race height requirements) of the 2014 NASCAR rule book, which is considered a P2 penalty.

Busch dominated the race at Kentucky Speedway on Thursday Night in route to his fifth victory in five NCWTS start this season.

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Joining mid-2013 season, Ashley McCubbin is now the Managing Editor and contributes to each racing division as needed. Since studying journalism at the University of Guelph-Humber, Ashley has published articles on a couple of different websites, while serving as a public relations representative for different short track teams.

Born in North York, Ontario, Ashley currently lives in Bradford, Ontario and spends her weekend at the local short tracks in the area. She has spent her entire life at the short track level, falling in love with the sport at the age of five. Beyond her love of short track racing, she also has grown an interest for both NASCAR and the IndyCar Racing Series. She also enjoys taking photos and working on websites, while playing a couple rounds of Candy Crush afterwards.

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