NASCAR penalized Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 20 Sprint Cup Series team, after Matt Kenseth’s race-winning Camry failed post-race inspection due to a connecting rod in the engine.
Matt Kenseth’s race-winning Toyota failed post-race inspection after the STP 400 at Kansas Speedway, and it failed inspection at NASCAR’s R&D center.
Joey Logano used the bump and run to pass Mark Martin after the final restart and took the checkered flag of the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway.
Joe Gibbs Racing and driver Kyle Busch were penalized 25 owners’ and drivers’ points, respectively, for improperly attached weight discovered during pre-race inspection for last weekend’s Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, according to SceneDaily. The crew chief, Jason Ratcliff, was fined $5,000 and place on probation.
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 [...]