|Brian France elated by all the press the brawl has brought NASCAR|
NASCAR Chairman Brian France signaled that Kyle Busch and Joey Logano likely won't face severe penalties, if any at all, for their altercation after Sunday's race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
France, speaking on "Tradin' Paint'' on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio said of the incident:
"We're going to have moments. We just shouldn't come out of our chairs over this. It is what it is. The drivers are doing everything they can.
France also said addressed the subject of retaliation, which Busch hinted at in his interview with Fox Sports after the race.
"There will be no retaliation,'' France said. "That will not be happening. That's not going to happen anyway. The drivers understand what we did a couple of years at Martinsville (suspending Matt Kenseth two races for wrecking Logano), that is unacceptable. So what happens on the track, good or for bad for one driver or another, that's where it stays and we move on to the next event. NBC Sports
03/13/17 NASCAR plans to meet with Kyle Busch and Joey Logano to discuss their last-lap contact and altercation on pit road Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, but a series official said on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio that "our intention would be not to react'' unless new evidence emerges.
Steve O'Donnell, NASCAR's executive vice president and chief racing development officer, addressed the Busch-Logano incident Monday on "The Morning Drive,'' saying that it remained under review.
"We've always said that we've got to take everything and make sure we look at all the video,'' O'Donnell told SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. "I would say from our initial assessment last night in looking at what happened, as far as on track, I don't think we saw anything that was intentional by any means. We'll continue to review that. We've got to have discussions with both drivers. We talked to some folks postrace as well.
"I think our intention would be not to react unless we see something that we haven't seen yet and something that comes up from those discussions." NBC Sports