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Remember how NASCAR said that they weren't going to tolerate any shenanigans when it came to any kind of tampering with the Gen 6 car...???
David Newton, while admittedly going on "sources," is saying that the Kenseth car that did this...
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...is currently being evaluated...
The engine was brought back to NASCAR's Research and Development Center after passing the first inspection, failed the deeper inspection. The AP is saying the engine failed because one of the connecting rods did not meet the minimum weight requirement...
It's not the first time that NASCAR would be dropping the points hammer. Two weeks ago, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano got docked 25 points for their alleged monkeying with the rear housing- a major no-no with the Gen 6
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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer Brad Keselowski wasn't daunted by going a lap down Sunday at Kansas Speedway, or by having the rear end of his car ripped off after an early-lap incident.
He wasn't daunted by looming NASCAR sanctions, either, which could leave his team without some of its most important pieces for nearly two months.
Instead, he drove...
FORMER WINNER: In one of his most-dominating NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) wins, Keselowski led 189 of 252 laps on the way to his eighth career victory – and his second as a Penske Racing driver – in the 2010 edition of this race. The laps led total is the most laps Keselowski has led in a race in his NNS career.
HANDING OVER THE REINS: This weekend’s race at Richmond International...
NASCAR.com NASCAR penalized Matt Kenseth’s No. 20 Sprint Cup Series team hard on Wednesday after the winning car failed a post-race engine inspection at the NASCAR Research and Development Center. Toyota Racing Development president Lee White
It has been a week since the severe penalties were handed down by NASCAR on the No. 2 and No. 22 cars of Penske Racing. I think some of the interesting twists have been the comments made by driver of the No. 2 car, Brad Keselowski, along with owner Roger Penske.
Keselowski said that the parts and components were shown to NASCAR beforehand and he feels the Penske teams weren'...
JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 AAA Ford Fusion
WHAT HAPPENED? “I watched the 18. He was spinning out and I saw it the whole time. I saw he got loose and thought, ‘OK, he’s gonna come back across,’ and he didn’t. It looked like he was gonna stay up there because he kind of slapped the wall with the right side after he hit it the first time, so I’m like, ‘All right, I’m gonna...
Brad Keselowski led the way with a lap of 21.832 seconds in the first practice for the Toyota Care 250 from Richmond. Rounding out the top five was Alex Bowman, Kyle Busch, Regan Smith, and Sam Hornish, Jr.
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The Nationwide Series is back on track this weekend in Richmond and you can probably take a guess as to who is going to be the favorite to win the ToyotaCare 250.
Kyle Busch is back in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota and after winning two thirds of the Nationwide Series races already this season; he is definitely a fan favorite for Richmond as well. Busch has a great history at...