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NASCAR unveiled a revamped penalty system Tuesday that for the first time will define specific offenses with pre-determined penalties.
Matt Kenseth was in Canada when J.D. Gibbs sent him the results of their appeal to NASCAR to reduce sweeping penalties against Joe Gibbs Racing.
Penske Racing celebrated a small victory Tuesday when NASCAR's chief appellate officer issued a mixed ruling on penalties levied against the team. Although most everything was upheld, suspensions for seven key employees were reduced from six points races to two.
A three-member appeals board upheld NASCAR's sweeping penalties against Penske Racing on Wednesday for a failed inspection last month at Texas and team owner Roger Penske vowed to take the ruling to the series' highest level.
Penske Racing will take its appeal of penalties and fines against defending champion Brad Keselowski and teammate Joey Logano before a three-member NASCAR panel next week.
Jimmie Johnson insists his car was perfectly legal at the Daytona 500, and he believes NASCAR's chief appellate officer proved it this week by rescinding most of the penalties levied against crew chief Chad Knaus.
NASCAR's chief appellate officer overturned on Tuesday the bulk of the penalties levied against five-time championship winning crew chief Chad Knaus, who still must pay a $100,000 fine because Jimmie Johnson's car failed the opening day inspection of the Daytona 500.
Five-time championship winning crew chief Chad Knaus has a decent shot of having his penalties reduced when he appears before NASCAR's chief appellate officer.
Chad Knaus has a decent shot of having his penalties reduced when he appears before NASCAR's chief appellate officer.
The crew chief for five-time champion Jimmie Johnson lost his appeal Tuesday challenging penalties for failing the opening day inspection at the Daytona 500.
Richard Childress emerged from a two-hour hearing Tuesday before NASCAR's chief appellate officer confident he was given a fair chance in his quest to have Clint Bowyer's championship-ending penalty overturned.
Richard Childress Racing lost its last bid Tuesday to overturn Clint Bowyer's championship-ending penalty.
"I think today's procedure, if done similar to the other appeal, we wouldn't be here today," he said.
"I'm disappointed that the results are not what we wanted, but I feel we received a fair hearing," he said. "The final step in the appeals process is very good and I can assure you we would not have taken our case to the chief appellate officer if the first step in the process had been as fair."