NASCAR has announced that Wally Rogers, crew chief for AJ Allmendinger in the Nationwide Series, has been fined over rules violations.

The violation occurred during the most recent event on the Nationwide Series schedule at Phoenix International Raceway this past weekend.

Rogers was fined $1,000 for violating Section 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-Q (car, car parts, components and/or equipment used that do not conform to NASCAR rules) and 20A-12.4C (unequal length - lower A-frames) of the 2008 NASCAR Nationwide Series rule book.

The infractions were discovered during opening-day inspection for the event on Thursday 6 November.