National Motorsports Appeals Penalty Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer A day removed from Sunday’s controversial M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400 at Pocono, Joe Gibbs Racing announced they won’t appeal the double disqualification involving Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch. After their drivers crossed the line 1-2, NASCAR found issues on the front facia of both Toyota Camrys. It affected the aerodynamics which led the sanctioning body no choice but strip Hamlin and Busch from their top-two results. Wally Brown, the team’s Director of Competition, issued the following statement regarding why they won’t appeal NASCAR’s decision: “In ourRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief The National Motorsports Appeals Panel has decided to uphold the two race suspension levied by NASCAR to Matt Kenseth following a hearing earlier today. The first appeal panel consisted of Ken Clapp, Bill Mullis and Dale Pinilis, heard the testimony but came to the following decisions: The Appellant violated the rules set forth in the Penalty notice; The Panel affirms and upholds the original Penalty levied by NASCAR. The second and final appeal was heard by National Motorsports Final Appeals Officer Bryan Moss and came toRead More