PUNISHMENT HANDED DOWN IN STEVE TORRENCE POMONA INCIDENT
Sat, 2019-11-23 15:01
NHRA has issued a penalty against NHRA Top Fuel champion Steve Torrence.
“The following action has been taken against Steve Torrence regarding an incident that occurred during the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona on November 17, 2019 regarding an altercation with a fellow competitor.
Torrence publicly apologized for his conduct at the season-end awards ceremony on November 18, 2019.
Torrence has been fined twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) and must complete anger management sessions. The fine will be dedicated to enhancing the capabilities of the Safety Safari. The action is appealable.”
Be careful what you ask for because you might just get it. NHRA got what it wanted Sunday, attention, unfortunately in a controversial incident, which, in turn, has left them with a decision to make. #dragracingnews #dragracing #nhra – https://t.co/S4JmIKYE1f pic.twitter.com/RiXzOinkxm
— Competition Plus (@competitionplus) November 19, 2019