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NASCAR Sprint Cup: Is Chad Knaus Really a Dirty Crew Chief?

It was announced that the penalties against Chad Knaus and the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports team would be greatly reduced.Jimmie Johnson and his team were facing penalties after failing inspection in the beginning of Speedweek in Daytona.  NASCAR punished the No. 48 team by docking 25 driver and owner points, suspending crew chief Chad Knaus and car chief Ron Malec for six races and fining Knaus $100,000.With car owner Rick Hendrick succeeding in the appeal process, all the penalties, with the exception of the fine were rescinded.  This result raised a lot of questions about why the fine still stood and the fact that the rest of the penalties were taken away.Chad Knaus was very fortunate to have his suspension rescinded.  But ...

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