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Latest news on Hamlin-JGR penalties

July 29, 2014, Staff report, NASCAR.com

Latest news on Hamlin-JGR penalties
Stay up-to-date with the latest news and fallout from the Hamlin-JGR penalties

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Hamlin, team hammered

Denny Hamlin and his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team were hit with big penalties following an infraction found during post-race inspection at Indianapolis. In addition to major points penalties, crew chief Darian Grubb was suspended for the next six races. | Read the full story | Official news release

JGR will not appeal

Joe Gibbs Racing has decided not to appeal the penalities from the Indianapolis Sprint Cup Series race against Denny Hamlin and his team. | Read the full story

Hamlin, crew hope to weather the storm

Denny Hamlin says that loss of his crew chief Darian Grubb for six races will be felt, but he is confident that his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team can weather the storm without their pit boss until the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup rolls around. | Read the full story

Wheeler steps in as No. 11 interim crew chief

Mike Wheeler has been named interim crew chief for No. 11 team starting this weekend at Pocono Raceway while regular crew chief Darian Grubb serves his six-race suspension | Read the full story

Gustafson: Penalties for No. 11 team 'huge'

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series crew chief for No. 24 Jeff Gordon chimes in on the severity of Hamlin, No. 11 team's penalty punishment | Read the full story

How penalty stacks up

Wondering how the punishment to Denny Hamlin and Joe Gibbs Racing measures in a historical context? NASCAR.com looks at some of the bigger penalties handed down in recent years. | Read the full story

The appeals process

Joe Gibbs Racing announced it would appeal the penalties to the No. 11 team. However, crew chief Darian Grubb will begin serving his suspension at Pocono this weekend. | Read the full story

Inside No. 11 penalties

NASCAR.com analyst Chris Rice breaks down both the JGR penalties and the potential fallout post-Indianapolis as Hamlin and crew head toward the Chase without the full-time crew chief. | Read the full story

Hamlin's place in Chase standings

Denny Hamlin's win at Talladega has him in position to qualify for the 16-driver Chase field, but did the penalties hurt his position in the Chase standings? | Read the full story | See full Sprint Cup standings

NASCAR unveils revamped penalty system

Before the start of the 2014 season, NASCAR unveiled its new Deterrence System. See the full breakdown of the penalty levels and the appeal process. | Read the full story | Official release