In this April 26, 2013, file photo, team owner Joe Gibbs, left, talks with driver Matt Kenseth during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Va. A NASCAR appeals panel sided with Joe Gibbs Racing on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, and eased some of the penalties imposed for having an illegal part in Matt Kenseth's race-winning engine at Kansas last month. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

NASCAR panel reduces JGR penalties

A NASCAR appeals panel sided with Joe Gibbs Racing on Wednesday and eased some of the penalties imposed for having an illegal part in Matt K…