Found September 13, 2013 on Online Sports Guys:
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Adding fuel to the collusion fire from last week's race at Richmond, NASCAR has added Jeff Gordon to the Chase roster and placed both Penske Racing and Front Row Motorsports on probation. Joey Logano, driver of the 22, openly defended his position at Chicagoland in media interviews this week, but it appears the scanner traffic that went public forced the hand of the governing body. We now have 13 in the Chase and three race owners in deep doo-doo. More when we know more...

NASCAR changes rules, adds Gordon to Chase

Jeff Gordon has been added to the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season Chase, and will be competing for the championship, NASCAR announced on Friday. Brian France announced that he had the authority to change the rules, and he did just that, adding a 13th driver to the original 12 spot Chase field. NASCAR met with the media on Friday afternoon after concluding a second investigation into...

Jeff Gordon does not belong in the Chase

Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America Jeff Gordon did not earn a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup at Richmond. Or Daytona. Or Texas. Or Bristol, New Hampshire, Charlotte…. see where I am going here? Jeff Gordon did not earn a spot in NASCAR’s post season because he did not win a race, he had the worst season of the four Hendrick Motorsports teams and no amount of social...

NASCAR Chase is on, and now it includes Jeff Gordon. Can anyone beat Jimmie Johnson?

NASCAR added Jeff Gordon today as the 13th driver in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. It was an unprecedented move following one of the most controversial weeks in NASCAR history. Gordon and Ryan Newman were initially left out after Clint Boyer and Michael Waltrip Racing manipulated the outcome of the Richmond race in order to get Martin Truex Jr into the Chase field. NASCAR at first...

Joey Logano defends Chase spot, “look at the numbers”

Joey Logano is in the Chase for the Sprint Cup he believes that spot was earned. The first-year Penske Racing driver was surprised when told that NASCAR was reviewing radio transmission of the No. 38 car driven by David Gilliland. Late in last Saturday’s race at Richmond Gilliland was asked to give up a spot to Logano. “That is new stuff to me. Obviously there is no transcript...

NASCAR: Jeff Gordon a title favorite after second chance?

Joliet, IL- Jeff Gordon was given a gift Friday afternoon at Chicagoland Speedway when NASCAR adding him to the 2013 Chase field. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion raced his way into the Chase inside of 10 laps-to-go last Saturday night at the Richmond International Raceway. After being two laps down mid-race he fought back and was in position to make it in. But due...

Crew chief feels Gordon is deserving

Before NASCAR's announcement to add the No. 24 team into the Chase for the Sprint Cup field, the team's crew chief remained optimistic that justice would be served. Alan Gustafson knew that "with less than seven laps" remaining in the race -- or when Clint Bowyer's spin ignited the final caution -- Jeff Gordon was in the Chase. Gustafson was aware of where...

Will controversies overshadow Chase?

While there is rain in the forecast for Sunday's race at Chicagoland Speedway, will it be the clouds of controversy from the last that inevitably overshadow the Chase for the Sprint Cup? NASCAR spent the last week cleaning up the mess after competitors played hard and fast with the rules. The result? A finish that wasn't official until Monday night - nearly 48 hours after...

Jimmie Johnson Comments And More News

Jimmie Johnosn says he wants in-race reviews from NASCAR. Jeff Gordon says MWR crossed a line of conduct. Toyota is not going to comment on the mess at MWR. Royal Teak Collection is going sponsor thr #87 Sprint Cup car at Chicago.

So, Now Did Gilliland And Logano Have A Deal...???

((HT: NASCAR)) With all the talk of Michael Waltrip Racing, Clint Bowyer, spins- intentional or otherwise, Martin Truex Junior, Ryan Newman, and everyone who did or didn't make The Chase... Here's another element that is being considered about Joey Logano making The Chase- thanks to David Gilliand and Front Row Motorsports. Logano needed Gilliland's position on...

Five drivers to watch this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway

The NASCAR Sprint Cup series Chase starts this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL with the running of the Geico 400. Only 12 drivers have the chance at the points they earn counting towards the Championship, but that does not mean there will not be 31 other drivers looking to take home the win. Below we have compiled five drivers to watch for this weekend at Chicagoland...

Gilliland, Logano teams investigated

FOX Sports has exclusively learned of improper communications Saturday night during NASCAR's Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway between David Gilliland's No. 38 team and Joey Logano's No. 22 team that helped Logano earn the final spot in the Chase for Sprint Cup. NASCAR is looking into the issue and it could lead to another shakeup in the Chase. Tune...

GEICO 400 From Chicagoland Starting Lineup

Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday’s GEICO 400 from Chicagoland with a time of 28.509 seconds. Brad Keselowski, Juan Pablo Montoya, Kasey Kahne, and Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. round out the top five starting positions. With only 43 entries, no drivers missed the race. The event will be live on[...]
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