Some NASCAR penalties to Hendrick Motorsports teams rescinded in appeals panel ruling

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The Charlotte Observer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Some Hendrick race teams just got a big boost in the points standings. Wednesday, the National Motorsports Appeals panel ruled on the appeal of an L2 penalty for the unapproved adjustment of single-vendor parts assigned to Hendrick, upholding some of NASCAR’s initial rulings and rescinding others. The panel upheld the $100,000 fines and four-race suspensions to all four Cup Series crew chiefs at Hendrick. That $400,000 fine to one team remains the largest combined fine to one organization in NASCAR history. But the panel also rescinded the penalties of 100 driver points and 1…

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