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Gordon and Bowyer: NASCAR [VIDEO]

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Kevin Harvick went on to snap a 44 race losing streak by beating Kyle Busch on a pair of late restarts. Was that the big story in NASCAR over the weekends race at Phoenix International Raceway? No, not even close.

Was it NASCAR not throwing a caution flag on the last lap when Danica Patrick smoked the wall and left a trail of oil on the frontstretch which caused a tangles heap of metal on the finish line? No.

Or was it a blown tire on the #48 Lowe’s Chevrolet of Jimmie Johnson sending him into the wall and ultimately in the garage area and helplessly watching his slim lead for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship fade away? Again, sadly enough, no.

Any of these incidents would normally have made headlines in every sports publication and airwaves on any given Monday morning. However, the bigger story happened on lap 305 when Clint Bowyer slid into Jeff Gordon while both drivers were battling for 5th place.

For reasons that are still somewhat unclear, Gordon felt retaliation was in order. His contact with Bowyer 3 laps later resulted in a wreck that took Bowyer out of the Chase scene for Michael Waltrip Racing.

What happened next resulted in an explosion of viral reaction. It seems fans couldn’t type fast enough about their opinion as to who was at fault. The 15 or the 24?

After the crash, Gordon tried desperately to get to the safety of his hauler. He must have heard the news over his radio that Bowyer’s crew was livid. They were waiting for him to emerge from his wrecked Chevy.

Clint could’ve filmed the next 5 Hour Energy commercial with his next move. He jumped from his car and took off in Usain Bolt fashion for Gordon’s hauler where Arizona police officers held him back.

Both drivers and their crew chiefs were called to the NASCAR hauler (the principal’s office for naughty drivers) where, as of Monday morning, it’s unclear if any penalties will be handed down.

Maybe Clint and Jeff were just trying to get the hockey crowd to Nascar since the NHL is still on strike! That must be it lol” — AJ Allmendinger

Meanwhile, Brad Keselowsi will take a 20 point lead into Homestead Miami which means he needs to finish no worse that 16th place (with several variables)

Oh yeah did we mention that Harvick snaps a 44 race losing streak?

November 11, 2012 in Avondale, Arizona.
Photo: Sporting News


Bowyer, Gordon wreck in Phoenix
The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher

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