Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/6/14

HOMESTEAD, FL - NOVEMBER 20: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 DuPont Chevrolet, drives during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20, 2009 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
NASCAR on Thursday passed a rule that will curb the ability of teams to set their cars up in a way that gives the driver easier rear steer. The technical bulletin issued by NASCAR goes into effect next week at Chicago, when the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins, and many believe it is aimed directly at powerhouse Hendrick Motorsports. Drivers have alleged for months that Hendrick made gains in the rear housing this season that gave its cars an aerodynamic advantage. NASCAR has maintained through the complaints that the Hendrick teams weren't breaking any rules, which four-time champion Jeff Gordon reiterated. ''When we presented it to NASCAR for approval, they didn't act like it was something they had never seen before,'' Gordon said. ''I don't even think we were the first ones to do it.'' Gordon also alleged most everyone in the garage is doing the same thing now, which Kyle Busch confirmed -- with a caveat. ''We all started working on it once we saw what they were ...
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