After reviewing the controversial finish to the Federated Auto Parts 400 in Richmond, Va., NASCAR officials have decided to replace Martin Truex Jr. of Michael Waltrip Racing with Ryan Newman in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, while Jeff Gordon has also been placed in the season-ending competition as well.
NBC Sports first reported news of the decision regarding Truex:
Bob Pockrass of the Sporting News first reported the Gordon news:
NASCAR will put Jeff Gordon in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. #nascar— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) September 13, 2013