The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


RCR final appeal means Lambert, others might return for Bristol

Richard Childress Racing has requested an appeal to the Final Appeals Officer in regard to the P5 penalty upheld by the National Motorsports Appeals Panel earlier this week.  The suspension of crew chief Luke Lambert, tire technician James Bender and race engineer Philip Surgen have been lifted until Final Appeals Officer Bryan Moss has made a final ruling on the penalties. RCR...
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

RCR begins to move past penalties with interim crew chief

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) Richard Childress Racing had the foresight to send an interim crew chief to a test session this week with Ryan Newman - a move that may pay dividends this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. RCR lost its bid to overturn penalties levied against Newman's team for allegedly manipulating tires at a race last month at California. Although an appeals panel reduced...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Richard Childress Voted In As NRA Second-Vice President

Richard Childress, CEO and Chairman of Richard Childress Racing, was elected as the Second-Vice President of the National Rifle Association during its annual meetings in Nashville, Tenn. this past weekend. Childress has already been a two-term member of the NRA Board of Directors and also serves as the Chairman of the Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Committee for the organization...
Via On Pit Road
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Statement from Richard Childress Racing CEO, Richard Childress

“I’d like to thank the Appeals Panel for taking the time to hear our appeal today. While they decided to reduce the penalties to the minimum penalties for a P5 violation, I am disappointed that the entire penalty was not overturned given the facts we presented. “In order for the team to move forward, and focus our efforts on the upcoming races, Luke (Lambert), Phil (Surgen...
Via On Pit Road
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Richard Childress Racing Penalties Reduced by National Motorsports Appeals Panel

On Thursday, April 16, the National Motorsports Appeals Panel heard the appeal from Richard Childress Racing with regards to the P5 penalty issued against them following the race at Auto Club Speedway. The appeals panel made the decision to reduce the penalties issued by NASCAR. NASCAR originally assessed a $175,000 fine ($75,000 plus $50,000), six-race suspension and probation...
Via Rubbings Racing
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

National Motorsports Appeals Panel Statement - Richard Childress Racing

The National Motorsports Appeals Panel today heard and considered the appeal of a P5 penalty issued on March 31, 2015 to Richard Childress (owner), Ryan Newman (driver), Lucas Lambert (crew chief), James Bender (tire technician) and Philip Surgen (race engineer) relative to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series vehicle #31 at Auto Club Speedway. The penalty concerns the following sections in...

Appeal denied: Penalties reduced, but ruling against RCR upheld

A NASCAR appeals panel has upheld a penalty against Richard Childress Racing for intentionally manipulating the tires on a car driven by Ryan Newman at Fontana. The three-panel committee did reduce the amount of points deducted from Childress and Newman from 75 to 50. The original $125,000 fine against crew chief Luke Lambert was cut to $75,000. However, the six-race suspensions...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR set to hear RCR appeal; decision could loom large

Richard Childress Racing has an awful lot riding on Thursday's appeal of penalties levied by NASCAR after Ryan Newman's No. 31 RCR Chevrolet was found with tire irregularities following last month's Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. NASCAR hit RCR with what it calls a P5 penalty, the second most severe infraction on a scale that runs from P1-P6. Among other offenses, NASCAR cited...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Richard Childress Racing Statement on Appeal

Statement from Richard Childress: “Our appeal is scheduled for Thursday, April 16. We feel confident we have a very compelling case to present to the appeals panel. We strongly believe in the intent of the rules and the integrity of our own teams while following those same rules. Out of respect for the appeal process, we will have no further comments until after the hearing.”
Via On Pit Road
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Richard Childress Racing Penalty Appeal to be Heard on April 16

NASCAR announced on Tuesday that Richard Childress Racing has appealed the P5 penalty levied against the No. 31 team, and that appeal will be heard by the National Motorsports Appeals Panel on April 16. Till the appeal is held, the suspended crew members – crew chief Luke Lambert, team tire technician James Bender and team engineer Philip Surgen will be allowed to be at the track...
Via On Pit Road
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Tequila Patron Sports Car Showcase preview

Home runs ruined our ability to appreciate production

Why we love the NFL draft

The "worst" player on each NBA playoff team

Jim Harbaugh showed up at Ultimate Frisbee practice

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and the burden of legacy

Kris Bryant and floor versus ceiling

Top 10 storylines of the NBA Playoffs

A-Rod being taken to court over unpaid legal fees

Could Wilson really be a two-sport star?

Five players who must step up in the NBA playoffs

2014-15: The year of the injured NBA superstar

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.