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Trevor Bayne, Jennifer Jo Cobb fined by NASCAR for walking across racing surface at Dover

NASCAR has fined two drivers for walking across the race track at Dover last weekend.

Trevor Bayne was fined $20,000 and placed on probation for the rest of the year for walking across the racing surface on Sunday. Jennifer Jo Cobb was fined $5,000 and placed on probation through Dec. 31 for doing the same thing during Friday's Truck Series race.

NASCAR last August banned drivers from walking onto the racing surface following a fatal accident involving Tony Stewart at a dirt track in upstate New York. Kevin Ward Jr. was struck and killed when he approached Stewart's moving car.

NASCAR also issued a P1 penalty against Kevin Harvick's team for receiving written warnings in consecutive events. He'll have the last choice of pit selection this weekend at Pocono.