What is going on here? The powers that be have overruled fines and penalties in what seems like wholesale lots in the last week. In the process of these landmark decisions, Robby Gordon has his season back.
Robby was facing the prospect of having to qualify his way into races, after NASCAR slapped his race team with points penalties that sent him to thirty-seventh in points. On Wednesday, The National Stock Car Racing Commission, rescinded the points penalties to Gordon and to Robby Gordon Motorsports. They also reversed the suspension of crew chief, Frank Kerr, while keeping him on probation for the remainder of the season and increasing his fine to $150,000, from one hundred thousand dollars.
Gordon, happy with the ruling for the most part, had this to say:
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