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Both the Penske and Front Row Motorsports has been placed on probation for the rest of the NASCAR season. Jeff Gordon also gets really lucky and is the new and first ever 13th member in the Chase Brian France said in the press conference that this is the right thing to do.   NASCAR is going to have a meating on Saturday with drivers, crew chiefs, and more on the whole Richmond mess

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...

Gordon: NASCAR got it 'half-right'

Jeff Gordon believes he and his No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team should be in the Chase for the Sprint Cup this year, regardless of the outcome of NASCAR's investigation into communications Saturday night between Penske Motorsports and Front Row Motorsports at the end of the race at Richmond International Raceway. "I haven't heard the audio; I heard about it,"...

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...

Martin Truex baffled by NASCAR decision to include Gordon in Chase

getty images On Friday NASCAR gave four-time Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon a spot in the Chase becoming the 13th driver in a field of 12 Chase drivers. While fans of Gordon celebrated his berth in the Chase one driver was confused. That driver is Martin Truex Jr. who saw his spot in the Chase go away on Monday. GORDONS IN: NASCAR adds four-time champ to Chase | Truex biggest...

NASCAR: Series got it half right by adding Jeff Gordon to Chase

Joliet, IL- First off I want to say NASCAR has done a great job in not turning their heads the other way after the shenanigans that took place in the Federated Auto Parts 400 at the Richmond International Raceway Saturday night. They put the axe on Michael Waltrip Racing in fining them $300k, placing all three crew chiefs on probation through the end of the year, suspending Ty Norris...

Jeff Gordon now in NASCAR Chase; Brian France makes power play

“I drive fast-y call me Jeff Gordon” –Nelly Jeff Gordon is so big that he’s got much more than “crossover appeal.” With endorsements and a public profile like Jeff Gordon, even the St. Louis hip-hop artist Nelly admires him. And that’s why NASCAR made sure to not open up another spot for Jeff Gordon in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, but to actually ADD another slot to...

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...

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...

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.

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...

Gordon in Chase, Martin Truex Jr continues to be the biggest loser

Martin Truex Jr. will not be in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase this season. NASCAR made the decision to penalize the No. 56 car after questionable activities from Richmond. Enter Ryan Newman. Then radio communication between David Gilliland and his spotter suggested that Penske Racing may had been working on a deal with Front Row Racing to allow Joey Logano to gain a position...

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...

NASCAR officials meet with team reps

NASCAR officials met with Front Row Motorsports crew chief Frank Kerr and spotter David Keith at Chicagoland Speedway on Friday morning to discuss Saturday's incidents at Richmond International Raceway. A separate meeting was held with Penske Racing vice president Bud Denker, competition director Travis Geisler, vice president of operations Michael Nelson, crew chief Todd Gordon...
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