Per the Lansing State Journal, the misdemeanor charges were dropped as Perry pled guilty to a felony charge of fleeing a police officer.
The team said Elliott's extension is a four-year deal, meaning his current contract was up after the 2018 season.
Earnhardt Jr. spun on lap 15 trying to pass Danica Patrick but bounced back for a top 10 in his final race at the road course.
A driver has scored his only regular season win in four of the last 10 Sonoma races. This year, 8 of the top 12 drivers in points are currently winless.
Marcell Frazier, who had 8.5 sacks in 2016, is apparently unhappy with media coverage of a basketball player's arrest for underage drinking.
The statue of Diesel, who would high-five cheerleaders on the sidelines, will be a tribute to the school's tradition of live husky mascots.