Inaugural The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Daytona International Speedway
With its 14th victory at Darlington Raceway, by Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports reached historic Cup Series win No. 200.
On Tuesday, NASCAR’s chief appellate officer John Middlebrook overturned a majority of the penalties levied against crew chief Chad Knaus. Knaus must still pay a $100,000 fine because Johnson’s car failed opening day inspection of the Daytona 500.
Chad Knaus the crew chief of Jimmie Johnson lost his appeal Tuesday challenging penalties for failing the opening-day inspection for the Daytona 500. A three-member committee heard testimony from Hendrick Motorsports plus NASCAR.