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Fines, probation for both Ambrose, Mears after NASCAR Richmond dust-up (VIDEO)

Apr 29, 2014, 5:27 PM EDT

Marcos Ambrose and Casey Mearsgarage dust-up at Richmond, you’ve seen by now. And you’ve taken a stance, one way or another on how NASCAR should or should not drop the hammer on these two.

Turns out NASCAR has picked the “we’re going to drop the hammer on both drivers” option.

Just released Tuesday from NASCAR, both Ambrose and Mears have been placed on probation through May 28 (so after the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway). Fines differ; Ambrose has been fined $25,000 and Mears $15,000.

The specific infractions violated are Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing), and 12-4.9 (Behavioral Penalty; involved in an altercation in the garage area after the race) as outlined in the 2014 NASCAR rulebook.

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