NASCAR announced that the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Sprint Cup Series team has been penalized for rules infractions found during practice for the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
One things is apparent in the fines given to Joe Gibbs Racing after the team was found to be using unapproved oil pans: NASCAR is getting soft.
NASCAR announced that Joe Gibbs Racing’s Nos. 11, 18, and 20 teams have been penalized for rules violations found before the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400.
NASCAR penalized Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 18 Toyota as a result of rule infractions discovered during post-race inspection following the 5-Hour Energy 500 at Pocono Raceway.
Kyle Busch signed a multi-year contract extension to continue driving the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in the Sprint Cup Series. The length of the contract was not made public, but Joe Gibbs hinted that it was for a long time.
Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Dave Rogers, current crew chief of JGR’s No. 20 Nationwide Series team, will assume crew chief duties for Kyle Busch and the No. 18 Sprint Cup team. No word on Steve Addington’s new role.
Following the Nationwide series’ Carfax 250 from Michigan International Raceway, NASCAR put 10 cars on the chassis dyno to check horsepower. After confiscating nine Nationwide cars earlier in the season and checking their horsepower, NASCAR discovered that some Toyotas had as much as three percent more horsepower than the other makes. As a result, NASCAR issued [...]