KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Jimmie Johnson said that the Penske Racing penalties for rear end housing violations did not stem from Hendrick Motorsports telling NASCAR that Penske was doing something wrong.
"No, the Hendrick group and the 48 team did not rat out the Penske cars," Johnson said. "There are two decisions teams are faced with in the garage area. Everybody has teams they're watching and we've been very impressed with the 2 car's staff and their ability to have someone just standing and watch other teams. So this environment does take place in the garage area."
"So yeah, there are blinds open. But when a team sees them they have two options. One, they go home and try to adapt to their car and understand it and see if they can learn from it when they go on the track and say something. We don't say something. We're a company well-honed on performance. We're a company that tries to understand the rulebook as close as we can to the law, and truly, we've had our issues with it, butRead More »from Jimmie Johnson says that Hendrick did not ‘rat out’ Penske at Texas