CONCORD, NC — March 9, 2018 — World Racing Group has announced penalties in the World of Outlaws Late Model Series. Per the rulebooks and the integrity of the sport, such infractions shall be announced. Members in good standing have the right to appeal the decision to the World Racing Group Appeals Commission as provided in Section 12 of the General Rules and Specifications. All three reports occurred during DIRTcar Nationals competition at Volusia Speedway Park on February 15, 2018.
Don O’Neal driver of the No. 5 Late Model has violated Section 2.2/11.1J of the 2018 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Rule Book.
Section 2 – Membership 2.2 Conduct
A.) General – All Members agree to act in a professional manner as determined by World of Outlaws Late Model Series Officials. The professional manner includes, but is not limited to verbal representation, social media, text messages, written representation, any representation that may represent the sport of racing and/or motorsports in general and/or any affiliates.
11.1 Penalties and Fine Schedules
J. Any member involved in an altercation that results in physical contact will be subject to disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or loss of points and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World of Outlaws Late Model Series Officials
O’Neal has been placed on probation for all World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series and DIRTcar UMP Late Model events for 30 days beginning Feb. 15, 2018. Any subsequent violations may result in a higher fine schedule and/or suspension (including indefinite) and/or parking of the team.