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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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RCR hires Newman to drive No. 31

RCR hires Newman to drive No. 31

September 9th, 2013 12:45 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Richard Childress Racing has hired Ryan Newman to drive its No. 31 Chevrolet next year. Newman, released by Stewart-Haas Racing at the conclusion of this season, will replace Jeff Burton. Burton announced last week he is leaving RCR.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Richmond II

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Richmond II

September 9th, 2013 12:10 pm by Dave Ongie

Shrugging and saying “That’s racing” about the Bowyer-Vickers-Logano-Truex caper pulled off at Richmond on Saturday night would be like saying the Chicago White Sox simply caught a few bad breaks in the 1919 World Series.

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Defending series champion Buescher takes second truck win in past four starts

Defending series champion Buescher takes second truck win in past four starts

September 8th, 2013 6:30 pm by Associated Press

James Buescher took control during a second green-white-checkered finish and held on to win Sunday's NASCAR truck series race at Iowa Speedway. He cut his series championship deficit to 37 points behind Matt Crafton.

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