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Schumacher Racing faces $100K fine over nitromethane

Updated: April 13, 2008, 9:09 PM ET
By John Schwarb | Special to ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- Don Schumacher Racing was assessed the largest fine in the history of the NHRA Sunday, $100,000 for a fuel violation discovered prior to eliminations at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals.

According to the sanctioning body, DSR was cited for "inappropriate possession" of nitromethane in its pit. NHRA rules specify that teams have only a league-accepted supplier of the racing fuel on site at national events.

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