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Rick Hendrick Needs to Know When to Let Go of NASCAR Appeals Process

Perhaps it's time for Rick Hendrick to just let it go. After losing today's appeal to the National Stock Car Racing Appeals Panel, Hendrick will continue to pursue the overturning of NASCAR sanctions imposed against Jimmie Johnson's team on opening day of Daytona 500 inspection.The infraction, unapproved C-posts that didn't fit NASCAR's template, cost Johnson's team 25 points, crew chief Chad Knaus $100,000 and Knaus and car chief Ron Malec six weeks of track appearances. Today, a three-person appeals board decided that those penalties were just. Hendrick, unsatisfied with the decision, will take the issue to the board's chief appellate officer, once again deferring any adjustments to Johnson's team in the process. Now, Hendrick's case, if ...

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