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Dave Despain talks to NASCAR Sprint Cup single team owner and driver Carl Long about his infractions and penalties during the All-Star race in Charlotte last month.
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Actually it was feel blessed them penalty for that infraction -- news of 200000 -- Water poured over at a ball great suspension. This week for national association corporation. Commission tonight. Karl joins us out of felons some of the details. -- -- its next -- motor that came to you by way of Ernie Elliot. Overheated in practice you had to submit it to NASCAR in order to be able important spare him. And they've been found it to be seventeen hundreds of an inch oversized thus the big hammer on those facts correct that's pretty close to it. You've been vocal in criticizing the -- what do you think should have happened here -- you've been NASCAR. What would you have done. He kept the engine. Some infraction by not near what we've. -- got from this deal so. Him less penalties which are which -- -- and you know -- have been vocal it was the opener was an All-Star race and no other All-Star event any sports. -- -- -- regular season so -- can change rules that it worked out to -- Read offer NASCAR an opportunity to be part of this discussion by to -- their slide the quote from their PR person. Off our site has been presented anyone who's been more than they must work those big engines were big problem. Ask Richard petty Armstrong Junior Johnson nothing has changed there have always -- secure -- is for attempting to manipulate engine tires or fuel. Human reaction of that. Somewhat. I think that when Richard -- won the race he won a race when -- down. Did Woody did they were in and competition this was in practice and anyone in the garage area. Knows. My circumstances and while while I'm there. The Rosa wrote the fourth they are but at the bottom line is always has that NASCAR's discretion. And it's a few things they get this fixed before you come back through tech fixes before next week. So I was wrong by expect them to get something that a rules -- rule. That's what they said and that's the way has got to be and there's no other game in town so what do you do. Richard. When he won his 198 I think it was with a big motor huge motor Charlotte very. 35000. Dollar fine which was a record of monitor where out of four point so. There's that. When you appealed it. What do you think the outcome would be did you think something's going to happen and you had to be surprised yeah initial camera then you appealed. What did you expect. I expected a reduction. I expected the penalty due to be the suspension to be. Who dropped or at least a full weeks like Jeff -- on and Junior Johnson had them. Trying to think of anything else I thought all of a lot of things but none of them seem to happen. Except the the impression -- got rolled road to a Sprint Cup Series rule and -- the first balancing that happen. Very. Took your original suspension which was twelve week NASCAR suspension and applied at all this current government you -- work and truck and nationwide. Given I don't people understand the you do more than bribery scorers alone. How does that change in the suspension affect your life does that help you with your current promo. A little. A little they'll it will allow me to go with our nationwide team but at the same time the found spot and from a nationwide team they don't keep me out of a flag and stand in the found. Spot for the -- team and a change practice sessions you know. But -- has been pretty tough because what are your of the racetrack if I'm going cheated I was cargo being cheated and if I got kicked out. I mean I had every opportunity to load up and go to the house and we didn't and so here I am in the we can't pay the fine so we just out of NASCAR. -- -- have a role in this does the engine builder. Narrowed any liability any responsibility. In your monde. Well I tried see if NASCAR while lobbied hearing would making engine builders responsible. Man that's not a part of -- we've signed the paperwork -- we said that we got an inning. Ernie basically cut me daily -- a lot of extra Ganassi engines he -- -- on the deal one why it's a big. How it got me I have no clue he said overheating. He's not have something to do it is his part was as much as it overheated it melted the head -- incidents -- only in. He says that's why that big. You don't anticipate being able come up with two immigrant or David there was a crew Chiefs -- correct. Does that refer -- you -- on board he can't play year old responsible ES at the end of the into the year. Section twelve and -- rule book basically states any -- not settled goes back to the owner. Which my wife was listed as owner so typically a you can say I'm off the hook but how are go back to the racetrack -- up my wife -- my team so. You said -- out of mask or is that your is this the end of -- -- you have a run you off. I hope not I mean we're try and David -- minutes started cheerleading then. And trying to to pull up some money in and make things happen force but. My yearly. This after this this this penalty is probably. At least 300% more than what we may coaches that the -- Anyway hits. I don't know how go forward with you want to race you want to be a part of it. Yes second the end of the Nationwide Series garage and so forth but it -- the year my license is not in good standing. Do I get an issue because I've never seen anything to compare it against bill in the past Willie did realize is Kosher with with with the -- and it's fair to. To serve stores were Soriano from foreclosure appear merely wholesome. Well you can always keep up with -- mayor Carl Long dot com even if I have to go back to dirt track race and Sutton. Contributions in addition to root of Owens will be acceptable for a -- like you -- shoes are at least force the companies and clean and work on. Get this mental block. Com that's pretty much going to wrap up the TV show for tonight we've still got the Internet thing over at speed TV to hook up. Thank -- they couldn't find they've bought the -- never broke -- long career the studio crew. Took up a collection. There's a guy named -- PR million Jazz reserves the whole garage should rally around the sky blue ribbons in for 5000 bucks. Help Carl Long. We'll say overall I hope street -- -- as Carl does she long doc Jerome.