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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) NASCAR fined two drivers on Wednesday for walking across the race track at Dover last weekend.
Trevor Bayne was fined $20,000 and placed on probation for the rest of the year for walking across the racing surface on Sunday. Jennifer Jo Cobb was fined $5,000 and placed on probation through Dec. 31 for doing the same thing during Friday's Truck Series race.
NASCAR last August banned drivers from walking onto the racing surface following a fatal accident involving Tony Stewart at a dirt track in upstate New York. Kevin Ward Jr. was struck and killed when he approached Stewart's moving car.
|Jimmie Johnson wins 10th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover|
DOVER, Del. – Jimmie Johnson, welcome to the club.
With his overtime victory in Sunday's FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway, Johnson became the fifth driver to win 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at a single track, joining Richard Petty, David Pearson, Darrell Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt Sr. in sharing that distinction. (MORE)