In a shocking development, the penalties handed down to Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus and the No. 48 team have been overturned. In a second appeal by team owner Rick Hendrick that was heard by NASCAR's chief appellate officer John Middlebrook, the 25 points originally taken away from Johnson have been given back. Additionally, the six-race suspensions doled out to crew chief Chad Knaus and car chief Ron Malec have been revoked.
NASCAR president Mike Helton talked Friday about John Middlebrook's overturning of the points penalty levied against Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 team and the suspensions of crew chief Chad Knaus and car chief Ron Malec. On Tuesday... Read Post
The penalties levied against five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus have been upheld by the NASCAR appeals board. Johnson was docked 25 points and crew chief Chad Knaus, along with car c... Read Post
NASCAR handed Chad Knaus a $100,000 fine and suspended him and his car chief, Ron Malec, for six races. NASCAR also handed out points penalties to both Jimmie Johnson and car owner Rick Hendrick. This penalty combined with Johnson's... Read Post