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NASCAR declares rules ‘unfair;’ Martin Truex Jr., Jimmie Johnson escape penalties

Truex and Johnson were facing penalties after their cars failed postrace inspection at Chicagoland. Admitting its rule were unfair, NASCAR in a rare reversal announced Wednesday it will not penalize championship contenders Martin Truex Jr. and Jimmie Johnson for failing technical inspection following Sunday's race at Chicagoland Speedway. Both Truex and Johnson had their cars exceeded the maximum measurements when going through the Laser Inspector Station.
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