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NASCAR Suspends Jimmie Johnson’s Crew Chief Chad Knaus

Chad Knaus, the crew chief for five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson, was suspended six races for inspection violations made before the Daytona 500. Knaus will also be fined $100K for the violations. This is not the first time Knaus has been suspended. In 2006, Knaus was suspended for four races.However, the No. 48 team did not miss a beat. Jimmie Johnson went on to win the Daytona with interim crew chief Darian Grubb. How will the suspension affect the No. 48 team in the next six weeks? Hendrick Motorsports is one of the strongest teams in NASCAR. The smaller teams in the sport would be greatly affected by the suspension of a crew chief. Hendrick Motorsports has hundreds of employees. The team will find someone to s...

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