Matt Kenseth took the victory at Kansas, and later the team was penalized for non-conforming parts on his Toyota. The Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota team appealed the decision which as decided on by the NASCAR Appeal Panel.
Matt Kenseth enjoyed celebrating with his JGR team after their success at Kansas Speedway but days later came the news from NASCAR, and the statement from TRD.
Lee White, President of Toyota Racing Development in the United States, lays the blame on their own shoulders after for the NASCAR penalties were announced. Matt Kenseth took the Kansas Speedway victory in the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry.
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Will NASCAR see its ninth different winner of 2014 under the lights at Kansas Speedway this weekend?
Matt Kenseth scored the victory in the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota at Kansas Speedway but the post-race inspection at the NASCAR Research and Development Center costs them fines, suspension, loss of points, and probation
The victory was by .112 seconds and was the first of the year for the four-time champion and his third at Kansas Speedway.
6th - Aric Almirola, No. 43 STP Farmland Ford Fusion 15th - Marcos Ambrose, No. 9 Stanley Ford Fusion
Saturday night, the younger Ryan Blaney will have a chance to improve on his record against his father Dave Blaney.
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