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Championship format changes give injured, ill drivers more flexibility

...through the pain.Hamlin, who picked up his Chase-qualifying win in March, saw no need for such heroics. Nor did car owner Joe Gibbs, who flew Jones in from North Carolina during the rain delay but almost balked at putting him in his first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-20/championship-format-change
Joey Logano rewards car owner Roger Penske's faith in him with Daytona 500 victory

...what's going to happen."Roger Penske gave Logano a second chance to make a first impression. The most-successful car owner in racing history knew Lo gano still had more to learn and races to win."He was the young guy in the crowd," Pen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-23/joey-logano-rewards-car-ow
Childress set for appeal hearing next week for alleged tire manipulation

...failed an independent inspection and had been altered to intentionally release air pressure during the race.Newman and car owner Childress were docked 75 points each. The points would be reinstated if RCR wins the appeal. INDYCAR: Officials are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-09/childress-set-appeal-heari
Penalties against Ryan Newman's team are appealed

...Bender and engineer Philip Surgen also were suspended six races and placed on probation through Dec. 31.Newman and car owner Childress were docked 75 points each.No date for the appeal was set Thursday.NASCAR said RCR requested to have all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-02/penalties-against-ryan-new
Joe Gibbs Racing president J.D. Gibbs being treated for 'brain function' issues

...sanctioning body fined Slugger Labbe $50,000, suspended him three races and placed him on probation until Dec. 31. Car owner Joe Falk was docked 25 owner points.The penalties stemmed from a rules infraction discovered during opening day inspection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-25/joe-gibbs-racing-president
NASCAR levies harsh penalties against Ryan Newman's race team for manipulating tires

...Bender and engineer Philip Surgen were also suspended six races and placed on probation through Dec. 31.Newman and car owner Childress were docked 75 points each."NASCAR takes very seriously its responsibility to govern and regulate the rules...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-31/nascar-levies-harsh-penalt
Joey Logano gives Roger Penske another Daytona 500 win

...voice over the team's radio put him at ease: "Keep the focus out the window."Roger Penske, the most-formidable car owner in auto racing history, just wanted to remind his young driver to be positive. And to keep pushing forward.Logano's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-22/joey-logano-gives-roger-pens
Kyle Busch's injury leads tracks to add more SAFER barriers

...safety barrier.The speedway had tire walls in place a day later for the Daytona 500.Busch will be out indefinitely, car owner Joe Gibbs said.Immediately after the crash, however, NASCAR vowed to take another look at each raceway to see if there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-25/kyle-buschs-injury-leads-t
Gordon leads Hendrick Motorsports team into Daytona 500

...won in the previous 56 Daytona 500 races after starting outside the top 20 starting spots ? there's a good chance car owner Rick Hendrick will celebrate even more success.He is poised to win his ninth Daytona 500 as an owner. Gordon has three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-21/gordon-leads-hendrick-moto
Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano on pole at Atlanta

...Regan Smith, Cole Whitt, Alex Bowman, Landon Cassill and Jeb Burton failed to get through inspection and all will use car owner points from last season to make the race as provisional exemptions.Mike Wallace, Michael Annett, Matt Dibenedetto...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-27/daytona-500-winner-joey-lo