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This will be a busy week for NASCAR -- and not just because Mr. Keselowski is going to Washington.
While the Brad Keselowski and the 2012 Sprint Cup championship team will be visiting the White House on Tuesday, the sanctioning body's Research and Development Center will be busy dissecting the rear-end housings from Penske Racing's two Texas cars, along with the No. 56 Toyota driven by Martin Truex Jr. on Saturday night.
While we wait for potential verdicts and penalties, here are five other topics to ponder.
1. Careful watch? With the introduction of the new laser platform as part of the inspection process, Sprint Cup Series director John Darby told NASCAR.com earlier this season that "a lot of the gadgets and trickery we had going on underneath the back ends of the cars -- the sideways stuff -- will be much, much easier for us to control." However, if that's the case, why weren't the questionable rear-end housings on the Penske Racing cars discovered u...
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By: Toby Christie - Follow on Twitter @tobalical
The moment everyone has been waiting for since the rear ends were yanked out of the Penske Racing Fords last Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway has happened. NASCAR has officially announced the penalties that are being levied against the race team.
Brad Keselowski’s crew chief Paul Wolfe, and Joey Logano’s crew chief Todd Gordon...
Kyle Larson can't wait for the day the talk is solely about his skills as a driver and not the crashes or close calls that have tainted his rookie season in the Nationwide Series.
The 20-year-old Larson gained attention when his car flew off the track and into the fence at Daytona International Speedway in February. More than two dozen people were hurt when debris, including...
NASCAR.com NASCAR came down hard on Brad Keselowski Wednesday, one day after being honored by President Obama for winning the Sprint Cup championship, and Penske racing teammate Joey Logano for technical violations discovered before Sunday’s race at Texas Motor Speedway.
NASCAR suspended seven members of defending champion Penske Racing on Wednesday for bringing unapproved parts to Texas Motor Speedway on the cars of Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano last weekend.
Defending Sprint Cup champion Keselowski had four team members suspended for six points races, while Logano lost three members of his crew. The drivers were docked 25 points each, as were...
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By: Toby Christie – Follow On Twitter @Tobalical
Saturday just hours before the start of the Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway NASCAR confiscated parts from the Penske Racing Team cars of Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano. As we await NASCAR’s penalties to be levied, rumors are now swirling that Penske Racing was...
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By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
Brad Keselowski and his Penske Racing teammate Joey Logano will surely be facing penalties this week, as NASCAR confiscated rear end parts from both of their racecars. Keselowski, who wound up finishing ninth despite being out to lunch all race long, ripped the sanctioning body when he climbed...
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ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – Kyle Larson made his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) start of the 2013 season and completed a dominating effort at Rockingham Speedway on Sunday afternoon in the NC Education Lottery 200 presented by Cheerwine. Starting from the third position, Larson pushed his No. 30 Autism Speaks Chevy Silverado to the lead on lap 18 and...
Kyle Larson picked up his first NASCAR national series win on Sunday by holding off Joey Logano on the final restart of the Truck Series race at Rockingham Speedway.
Logano was closing in on Larson when a collision between Timothy Peters and Ryan Sieg brought out the caution with two laps remaining.
''I was definitely worried and I could see him getting closer and closer...
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To say Kyle Larson had a good day would be the biggest understatement so far this year. Larson had a phenomenal day where he led over half of the laps in the race and he was able to hold off various drivers for the lead throughout the afternoon. He had never raced a lap in a truck before at the Rockingham Speedway before this weekend and by the end of a race,...
NASCAR officials handed down heavy penalties to the Penske Racing
teams of Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano on Wednesday.