Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, was docked driver points that dropped him from sixth to 27th in the Sprint Cup series standings on Tuesday for alterations to the tires used on his car at California. His crew chief was also suspended for six races and fined.
Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, was docked driver points that dropped him from sixth to 27th in the Sprint Cup series standings on Tuesday for alterations to the tires used on his car at California. His crew chief was also suspended for six races and fined. Jeff Gross GETTY
Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, was docked driver points that dropped him from sixth to 27th in the Sprint Cup series standings on Tuesday for alterations to the tires used on his car at California. His crew chief was also suspended for six races and fined. Jeff Gross GETTY

NASCAR penalizes Ryan Newman, Richard Childress Racing for altered tires

March 31, 2015 06:20 PM