NASCAR & Auto Racing

Raines fined for throwing helmet, other notes

Short takes from the midweek notebook:

 Tony Raines was fined $15,000 and 25 points for throwing his helmet toward Robby Gordon'scar after an incident in Saturday's Busch race. DeLana Harvick, owner of the No. 33 Chevrolet that Raines was driving, was docked 25 owner points.

 Jason Leffler will drive the No. 1 Toyota owned by Red Horse Racing in five of the six remaining races. Brandon Whitt will drive at Atlanta on Oct. 27.

 David Stremme, Casey Mears, Kyle Petty and Mark Green in a Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota tested tires in cars of tomorrow Tuesday at Daytona.

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