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Mike Wallace’s suspension upheld on final appeal


The National Motorsports Final Appeals Officer today heard and considered an appeal of a behavior penalty issued on Sept. 10 to Mike Wallace.

The penalty concerns the following sections in the 2020 NASCAR Rule Book: Sections 12.1.a General Procedures; 12.8.e NASCAR Member Conduct; 12.8.1.e Member Conduct Guidelines.

The original penalty assessed: Wallace was indefinitely suspended from NASCAR and must perform sensitivity training as directed by NASCAR.

Upon hearing the testimony, the decisions of the National Motorsports Final Appeals Officer are:

  • The Appellant violated the Rules set forth in the Penalty Notice.
  • The decision of the National Motorsports Appeals Panel upholding the original Penalty that was issued by NASCAR is affirmed and upheld.

Final Appeals Officer for this hearing:

– Mr. Roger Werner

The decision of the National Motorsports Final Appeals Officer is final and binding on all parties.

—- NASCAR —