Denis McGlynn had a simple explanation why an appeals panel sided with Joe Gibbs Racing and eased penalties levied against the organization by NASCAR: The harsh punishment simply did not fit the small infraction.
Allow Blount to be blunt on a few things. NASCAR got a message this week: Loosen up and chill out. Major penalty reductions came for Joe Gibbs Racing and Penske Racing after NASCAR had basically thrown the book at both organizations. The JGR r...
Joe Gibbs understands that NASCAR must enforce the rulebook and that his team deserved a penalty for an illegal part in Matt Kenseth's engine. The team owner just disagrees with the severity of the penalties.
Kyle Busch took advantage of a late caution to regain the lead and held on for the final 16 laps after the last restart Saturday night to win the Sprint Cup race at Texas, completing a NASCAR weekend sweep.