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Newman docked 25 points, crew chief put on probation for violation

Updated: April 8, 2008, 11:39 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ryan Newman was docked 25 championship points on Tuesday after NASCAR officials discovered his car was too high following Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.

Also, crew chief Roy McCauley was fined $25,000 and placed on probation until Dec. 31, and team owner Roger Penske was penalized 25 owners' points.

"What happened last week was a mistake and we're moving on from it and looking forward to this week," Newman said. "We hate ...

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