whats weird is this was big news, now nobody knows anything about it. my sis' boyfriend finished 16th, then was told he was 14th. then he checked the points, and was awarded 16th. the ama apparetnly didnt find anything wrong with the bikes on further inspection.
Laguna Fallout: Racers Fined, Suspended For Six Months
by the way, daytona is in six months
Thursday, September 20, 2007
This Just In from the AMA:
PENALTIES ASSESSED FOLLOWING AMA SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP FINALE
PICKERINGTON, Ohio (September 20, 2007) AMA Racing has announced that riders Martin Cardenas, Jake Holden, Morgan Murphy, Shaun Summers and Aaron Yates have been penalized following the season-ending AMA Superbike Championship event from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Sept. 16, 2007.
In pre-race technical inspection, the motorcycles of Murphy and Summers were found to be using engines that were not homologated for the class. In post-race technical inspection, the motorcycles of Cardenas, Holden and Yates were found to have illegal modifications to the crankcase breather tube(s).
Murphy and Summers were disqualified from the event and received six month suspensions. Cardenas, Holden and Yates have been fined $2,000 and will forfeit 20 points. Cardenas, Holden and Yates will retain their finishing positions from the event.
As noted on page 30, section 3.1 Homologation, a, of the 2007 AMA Superbike rulebook (www.amaproracing.com/rulebook)
, Only homologated motorcycles may be used in Supersport and Superstock competition.
Also, as noted on page 31, section 3.5 Engines, b, Except as noted, all internal and external engine parts must remain stock with no modifications....