Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 10/19/14
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 and make the Chase via the top ten rule. That move would allow Logano to have three bonus points entering the Chase. On Friday NASCAR ruled that they had no idea what to do and were allowing Jeff Gordon into the Chase. There was no penalty to Logano because any penalty to the No. 22 car would have knocked him out of the top ten and in essence knocked Newman out of a wild card spot. So instead of 12 drivers in the playoffs NASCAR allowed 13. Another rule change but then again NASCAR has a long history of writing its rules with pencil. Though all this the biggest loser has been Martin Truex Jr. He will contin...
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