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The date and time to hear the Richard Childress Racing appeal of penalties to Paul Menard's NASCAR Sprint Cup team has been set.
The appeal will be held on Monday, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. ET.
The team was penalized after officials ruled there were violations of the frame rails on Menard's car found during postrace inspection at the NASCAR Research and Development Center following the race at Michigan International Speedway. The rule covering the violation reads, "race equipment that has been previously certified or previously approved by NASCAR for use in an event ... has been altered, modified, repaired or changed in any manner. Intentionally modifying frame rails for the purpose of deceiving NASCAR's inspection gauges."
Team owner Richard Childress and Menard were each docked 25 owner and driver points. Crew chief Richard "Slugger" Labbe was fined $100,000, suspended from NASCAR until Oct. 3 and placed on probation until Dec. 31. Car chief Craig Smoks...
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Elliott Sadler, driver of the No.2 One Main Financial Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing (RCR) in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) could be leaving RCR at the end of the 2012 season.
Richard Childress, owner of RCR said that Sadler has not resigned with RCR for 2013 and rumor has it that he may be headed to Joe Gibbs Racing.
If the rumor is true, Sadler could head to JGR...
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished first (Ty Dillon), seventh (Joey Coulter) and 28th (Tim George Jr.).
Dillon remains third in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver championship point standings, nine points behind the leader, and Coulter ranks sixth in the standings.
The No. 3 Chevrolet team is third in the Camping World Truck Series owner championship point standings...
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished third (Kevin Harvick), fourth (Elliott Sadler) and sixth (Austin Dillon).
Sadler leads the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver championship point standings by 12 points over Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Sam Hornish ranks third, with Dillon fourth in the standings, trailing his RCR teammate by 37 points.
The No. 2 Chevrolet team is second in the Nationwide...