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Hendrick: ‘They had to do what they did'

Hendrick: ‘They had to do what they did'

September 15th, 2013 7:19 pm by JIM LITKE, AP Sports Writer

Rick Hendrick said he’d never seen the NASCAR brass reverse an important ruling during his 30-plus years in the sport. But NASCAR’s most successful team owner found plenty to like in the move.

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McCarty gets LM win, Stilter takes LPR track title

September 15th, 2013 6:29 pm by Staff Report

Ronnie McCarty took the checkered flag in the 100-lap, $1,500-to-win Late Model Extreme, the final LM regular-season race of the year at LPR, but Ryan Stiltner officially clinched the Clark Signs & Graphics Late Model division title.

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NASCAR tweaks restart rules before Chicago race

NASCAR tweaks restart rules before Chicago race

September 15th, 2013 3:09 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR tweaked its restart rules Sunday before the Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland and will allow the second-place driver to beat the leader to the start-finish line.

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NASCAR, attempting to restore credibility, demands '100 percent' effort from teams

NASCAR, attempting to restore credibility, demands '100 percent' effort from teams

September 14th, 2013 3:15 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Weary from the cleanup of the manipulations to its championship field, NASCAR sought to restore its credibility Saturday with a stern warning about "artificially altering" events.

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Official NASCAR statement on adding Gordon to Chase

Official NASCAR statement on adding Gordon to Chase

September 13th, 2013 3:54 pm by NASCAR

The official statement from NASCAR concerning Friday's unprecedented move of adding a 13th car, the No. 24 driven by Jeff Gordon, to the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field.

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NASCAR adds Gordon to Chase field, puts Penske Racing, Front Row on probation

NASCAR adds Gordon to Chase field, puts Penske Racing, Front Row on probation

September 13th, 2013 3:35 pm by Associated Press

NASCAR added Jeff Gordon to Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field on Friday and placed race teams Penske Racing and Front Row Motorsports on probation.

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Did Penske strike deal to get Logano into Chase?

Did Penske strike deal to get Logano into Chase?

September 11th, 2013 10:36 pm by Associated Press

Front Row Motorsports asked for a deal from Penske Racing in the closing laps of last weekend’s race at Richmond and then helped make sure Penske’s Joey Logano made the Chase for the Sprint Cup, according to an AP review of radio communications.

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Bowyer denies intentional spinout at Richmond race

Bowyer denies intentional spinout at Richmond race

September 10th, 2013 3:10 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

After first avoiding the question, Clint Bowyer denied Tuesday that he intentionally spun his car in an effort to keep Ryan Newman from winning at Richmond and making NASCAR's championship field.

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Official statement from NASCAR on MWR penalties

Official statement from NASCAR on MWR penalties

September 9th, 2013 7:43 pm by Staff Report

“Based upon our review of Saturday night’s race at Richmond, it is our determination that the MWR organization attempted to manipulate the outcome of the race,” said Robin Pemberton, NASCAR vice president of competition.

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Update: Penalties against MWR put Newman in Chase in place of Truex

Update: Penalties against MWR put Newman in Chase in place of Truex

September 9th, 2013 7:38 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Ryan Newman replaced Martin Truex Jr. in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on Monday night when NASCAR penalized Michael Waltrip Racing for manipulating the outcome of last weekend’s race at Richmond.

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