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Kevin Harvick, Rodney Childers Penalized After Talladega Infractions

NASCAR announced Wednesday (Oct. 5) that Kevin Harvick has been docked 100 driver points for an illegal parts modification.

The No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing team was also deducted 100 owner points.

In addition, crew chief Rodney Childers will sit out the next four races starting Sunday at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL, as well as being fined $100,000. He will be eligible to return for the Championship finale Nov. 6 at Phoenix Raceway.

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Harvick finished 29th at Talladega Superspeedway. His car was brought to the NASCAR Research & Development Center after the race.

Also, Andrew Abbott — crew chief on the No. 20 in the Camping World Truck Series — has been indefinitely suspended for a behavioral violation. He has been ordered to complete anger management training as a pre-requisite for his reinstatement.

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burns

chase elliott will be next.nascar telling the drivers we are bigger than you.

Echo

Denny changed his vocal criticism of nascar in less than an hour. But he’s always been a CS.

Jeremy

Nothing will happen to Chase – he’s the Golden Goose that drives for NASCAR’s God. Now Harvick on the other hand… he’s going to be the whipping boy until he shapes up and toes the line like Denny!

A pit road speeding penalty during the race AND they “randomly” select the 29th place car (2nd car 1 lap down) to thoroughly inspect? Yeah, that smells right.

Bill B

I thought Denny was a bit too vocal as well. Although, he kissed some ass after his original statement, so that probably helps.

BEN

well just as i though Awaiting for approval by the masters

BEN

the ccp guidelines of nascar will be big on anybody but the GM & hendricks if you don’t tow the line for the masters just like the chinese do in china

CHIEF

AAAHHH ! hendricknascar must be short on funds for the upcoming chevy awards banquet !

Kevin in SoCal

I remember in recent years it was the Gibbs show that NASCAR favored. The conspiracy theorists change their story regularly.

BEN

chief the kissers will be awarded by the guidelines of the ccp peoople at nascar oh well another awaiting for approval most likely

Fed Up

Thou shall not blaspheme NA$CAR!!!

BEN

is there anything that is AMERICAN that can be posted that is not a ccp guideline infraction

Kurt Smith

Why don’t they take away a win from him this season, since points pretty much don’t mean squat anymore.

Kicks

I’m wondering which “crappy part” was modified.

Tom B

That “crappy part” should be the second most important part of the this story.

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