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Matt Kenseth calls NASCAR penalty "grossly unfair"

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NASCAR released it's punishment against Matt Kenseth on Wednesday.

The driver released his emotions on Thursday.

Kenseth called the NASCAR penalties "grossly unfair" and "borderline shameful" at a scheduled media session at Richmond International Raceway. Nationwide and Sprint Cup races will be run there on Friday and Saturday.

NASCAR hit Kenseth with a 50 point penalty in the standings and crew chief Jason Ratcliffe was suspended for six races and fined $200,000 for failing a post race vehicle inspection at Kansas Speedway last week.

It was discovered after Kenseth's win that a connecting rod in the engine of his car weighed 2.7 grams under the minimum requirement.

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