Found May 01, 2013 on Sicknissified:
Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images for NASCAR By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical The sanctions imposed on Penske Racing following discovery of unapproved rear-end parts that the team tried to use during the NRA 500, have been upheld after the National Stock Car Racing Appeals Panel decided that the penalties fit the crime. If you need a refresher course on the penalties that NASCAR tossed towards the No. 2 and No. 22 teams click here. What does this mean for the team? Well the personnel who face suspension will remain at the track — for now. Penske Racing has one final appeal. The National Stock Car Racing Appeals Panel Chief Appellate officer John Middlebrook will hear Penske Racing’s final pleas. Middlebrook of course over turned infractions for Hendrick Motorsports a few years ago, but being a long-time General Motors employee leads some to wonder if Penske Racing — a Ford Racing team — will get a fair shake. “We take our inspection process very seriously,” N...

Brad Keselowski Aaron’s 499 Race Preview

MULTI WINNER: Talladega Superspeedway is one of two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) venues where Brad Keselowski has multiple wins. He picked up his first career series win at the mammoth oval in the 2009 edition of this race. He followed that up with a second victory last season. Keselowski also captured his first NASCAR win with Penske Racing in the April 2010 NASCAR Nationwide...

Joey Logano Aaron’s 499 Race Preview

TOP-FIVES: Joey Logano and the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil team has recorded three top-five finishes in the last five events heading into this weekend’s race at Talladega Superspeedway. Logano finished third at Auto Club Speedway after leading 41 laps, then backed it up with a fifth-place finish at Texas Motor Speedway just two weeks later. Last weekend, Logano earned his third top-five...

Joey Logano Aaron’s 312 Race Preview

FINALLY, LOGANO IN THE SEAT: Joey Logano will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series season debut behind the wheel of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. Logano will be behind the wheel of the No. 22 for the next several Nationwide Series races, including events at Darlington, Charlotte and Dover. DEFENDING WINNER: While the No. 22 Discount Tire...

Sam Hornish, Jr. Aaron’s 312 Race Preview

LEADING MAN: Through the first seven races of 2013, Hornish has led three times more laps than any other NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) regular. He also led more laps in 2013 than he did in 2012 and 2011 combined (46 starts). TOUGH ON TOP: While enduring his fair share of racing ups and downs – with the high being a win in Vegas and the low being a 34th-place result at Texas ...

Aaron’s 499 Preview

Photo- Getty Images When drivers think of Talladega, they think ‘scary fast.’ When fans think of the track, they think excitement and unpredictable. If you were to mesh those points of view of Talladega together, you’ll get exactly what we’ll see this weekend in the Aaron’s 499. An unpredictable ‘scary fast’ and exciting race is expected this weekend and with this being...
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