|The ever-quotable Happy Harvick|
Never one to hold back on a high-quality sound bite, Kevin Harvick told the media today that the ruling overturning most of the penalties levied against crew chief Chad Knaus and his Hendrick Motorsports team was “no different than watching… OJ go free.”
The Richard Childress Racing driver stressed that he was satisfied with the ruling put forth by Chief Appellate Officer John Middlebrook – if a little surprised by it. “I think it's fine,” said Harvick. “It's a platform for everybody to state their case, and sometimes you win and sometimes you lose; just like in the court of law."
“It's no different than watching a case like OJ and watching (him) go free. Watching that case, there's no way you thought that (verdict) was going to happen. Then you see the verdict, and it happens. It's very similar to that.
"Sometimes you think something is cut and dry… and the next thing you know it's not. You move on and you go to the next one. But there is a platform for the teams to present their cases to a board. I've been involved in it before from the team ownership side, and you prepare no different than you would going to court.
“It's the exact same process.”
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