V8 Stewards hand down fines at Pukekohe

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Friday 6th November, 2015 - 9:23pm

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Ash Walsh during today's practice

Ash Walsh during today’s practice

Three V8 Supercars drivers have received fines following the opening day of track action at the ITM 500 Auckland.

The list of punishments is headed by a $5,000 fine to Ash Walsh for performing a practice start during the afternoon’s meeting rides session.

As was the case for Marcos Ambrose’s similar infringement at Sandown, $2,500 has been suspended until the end of the current year.

Dale Wood has meanwhile been docked $1,000 for failing to slow under yellow flags in the second session.

Wood arrived on the scene of Jason Bright’s Turn 3 crash at high speed, but managed to avoid joining his Brad Jones Racing team-mate in the barriers.

Nick Percat completed the day’s list of offenders, receiving a pair of $350 fines for exceeding the 40km/h speed limit at pit entry.