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July 24, 2008 4:24 PM

Toyota Reaction, Terry Labonte news and more...

Lee White, president and general manger of Toyota Racing Development USA says this about the NASCAR ruling on the engines:

"We're extremely disappointed in NASCAR's decision. In our opinion, there is no technical justification to penalize the Toyota engine utilized in the Nationwide Series."

In other news....

Terry Dolan, marketing manager for Chevrolet racing, says that they are looking into all expenditures in NASCAR.

From a GEM PR today they are saying that Terry Labonte is going to be getting some extra seat time as he is going to drive the #10 car for Patrick Carpentier in the next Sprint cup race at Pocono.

Cam Stradler is now going to be the crew chief for the #5 Nationwide Series team for JR Motorsports.   Chad Walter has resigned from the company.

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