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On Tuesday, Middlebrook, the chief appellate officer for NASCAR, rescinded the points penalties and suspensions Hendrick Motorsports' final appeal, but kept the $100,000 fine that was levied against Knaus in place.
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
A NASCAR appeals board has upheld the penalties against No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet crew chief Chad Knaus and car chief Ron Malec for problems with the 48 car discovered before Daytona. Shortly after 2:30 p.m. Eastern, NASCAR announced ... Read Post
Jimmie Johnson's team hit with prolific penalties, Johnson docked 25 driver points NASCAR has penalized Jimmie Johnson, crew chief Chad Knaus and car chief Ron Malec for illegal modifications found on their Daytona 500 car during th... Read Post