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Matt Kenseth, Joe Gibbs Racing penalties reduced

The penalties against Matt Kenseth and the No. 20 car of Joe Gibbs Racing from the race weekend at Kansas Speedway have been reduced. Kenseth qualified on the pole and led the most laps on his way to his second win of the 2013 Sprint Cup season. NASCAR docked Kenseth 50 driver points and suspended crew chief Jason Ratcliff for six races after two of the rods connecting to the cars...

Kenseth, team penalties reduced

Joe Gibbs Racing scored a stunning victory on Wednesday when a three-member committee from the National Stock Car Appeals Panel greatly reduced penalties levied by NASCAR against the team for an engine issue found in Matt Kenseth's car after he won at Kansas Speedway on April 21. Crew chief Jason Ratcliff had his suspension cut to one race and the driver and car owner points...

Kenseth at ease, ready for Darlington

Matt Kenseth was clearly relieved on Friday at Darlington Raceway. Since the National Stock Car Racing Appeals Panel on Wednesday reduced the original NASCAR penalties to Kenseth, team owner Joe Gibbs and the No. 20 crew stemming from their winning engine at Kansas Speedway on April 21 failing to meet specifications, Kenseth can approach the next 16 races before the Chase for the...

Matt Kenseth pleased with appeal outcome

Matt Kenseth was in Canada when J.D. Gibbs sent him the results of Joe Gibbs Racing's appeal of NASCAR penalties against the team. The ruling was relayed via text messages that kept coming and coming and coming. It was good news for Kenseth, who came to Darlington Raceway on Friday a victor after a three-member appeals panel overturned almost all the penalties NASCAR levied...

Matt Kenseth VFW/SportClips Help A Hero 200 Race Preview

JGR AT DARLINGTON: Joe Gibbs Racing has 35 Nationwide Series starts at Darlington Raceway including seven wins, 13 top-five, and 21 top-ten finishes. The organization has led for a total of 655 laps and has an average start of 14.2 and an average finish of 11.6 at the 1.366-mile track. THE MISSING PIECE: In six of the last seven Nationwide Series races at Darlington, Joe Gibbs Racing...

NASCAR panel reduces JGR penalties

A three-member NASCAR appeals panel has dramatically reduced most of the penalties levied against Joe Gibbs Racing for an illegal part found in Matt Kenseth's race-winning engine at Kansas. The panel reduced the points deducted from Kenseth from 50 to 12, and reinstated his bonus points earned for the April 21 victory. The race will count toward the Chase and he moves from 11th...

Matt Kenseth Bojangles’ Southern 500 Race Preview

JOE GIBBS RACING AT DARLINGTON: Joe Gibbs Racing has 62 Sprint Cup Series starts at Darlington Raceway and has earned three wins, 14 top-five, and 34 top-ten finishes. The organization has led for a total of 861 laps, has an average start of 16.0, an average finish of 12.5, and completed 20,436 of 20,902 (97.8 percent) laps. KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 19 Sprint Cup Series career...

Kenseth, Gibbs Penalties Lessened

The National Stock Car Racing Appeals Panel today heard and considered the appeal of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team. The penalties concern Sections 12-1: Actions detrimental to stock car racing; 12-4J: Any determination by NASCAR Officials that race equipment used in the event does not conform to the NASCAR rules detailed in Section 20 of the NASCAR rule...

Official NASCAR ruling on Kenseth infraction reduces penalties

The National Stock Car Racing Appeals Panel today heard and considered the appeal of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team. The penalties concern Sections 12-1: Actions detrimental to stock car racing; 12-4J: Any determination by NASCAR Officials that race equipment used in the event does not conform to the NASCAR rules detailed in Section 20 of the NASCAR rule...

New crew chiefs for Kenseth, Keselowski and Logano at Darlington

Three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams will have new crew chiefs for the Saturday night race at Darlington Raceway. Former Cup crew chief Wally Brown will call the shots for the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing car driven by Matt Kenseth. Crew chief Jason Ratcliff was suspended by NASCAR after rods connecting to the engine on the race winning car from Kansas was found to be under weight. Ratcliff...

Toyota Racing Darlington Race Preview

WAITING OUT WET WEATHER IN ‘DEGA: Three Camry drivers recorded top-10 finishes in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Alabama’s Talladega Superspeedway following a near four-hour rain delay. Matt Kenseth (eighth) led a race-high 142 laps (of 192) and Toyota team owner Michael Waltrip (fourth) was the first Camry driver to the finish line, while his Michael Waltrip...
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