Newman, Hamlin were fined

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ryan Newman and Denny Hamlin were the two Sprint Cup drivers fined by NASCAR for making disparaging comments about the series, multiple sources told

Neither driver could be reached for comment.

It was reported earlier this week by The Associated Press that two star Cup drivers were fined, one as much as $50,000, for critical comments about the sport. NASCAR officials declined to name the drivers, but defended their right to maintain some sense of control for the sake of the brand.


Them 200,000 empty seats at Indy must have the big wigs nervous.

I woulda placed my bet on Kyle.