Found November 12, 2012 on Tireball.com: Yardbarker Blogger Network
NASCAR released the penalties regarding the No.24 team for their actions at last weekends AdvoCare500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Jeff Gordon will not be suspended for the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway but he is being fined $100,000 and being docked 25 driver points. Clint Boywer’s [...]
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