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Tony Stewart Won’t Be Penalized by NASCAR for Altercation with Joey Logano

Tony Stewart will not face any punishment from NASCAR for his his wild altercation with, and ensuing comments about, fellow driver Joey Logano after last weekend's Auto Club 400. NASCAR's senior director of communications Kerry Tharp tweeted the news: This is not surprising. NASCAR has grown increasingly lenient with this type of driver behavior over the years. In fact, Stewart is a great example. Last year, Stewart infamously chucked his helmet at Matt Kenseth after Kenseth bumped him at the 500-lap Irwin Tools Night Race. He did not receive any penalty from NASCAR for that incident either. The reason for the increased leniency is fairly transparent: NASCAR likes the attention and hype this extracurricula...

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