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While hockey may still be locked out, NASCAR filled the needs of fighting-starved fans on Sunday at the conclusion of the AdvoCare 500.
Clint Bowyer scraped Jeff Gordon‘s car, and the four-time NASCAR champion was less than pleased. On the second-to-last lap, Gordon directed Bowyer towards the wall, resulting in a crash that caused the race to be finished under caution. Kevin Harvick eventually took the checkered flag, and Brad Keselowski took over The Chase lead, but it was Gordon’s actions out of the car that made waves on Sunday.
Once on pit row, Gordon and a member of Bowyer’s crew began shoving, and ignited a full out brawl between the two teams. The commentators from ESPN’s broadcast of the race called the play-by-play, and watched as NASCAR turned into a UFC/boxing/hockey match.
Check out the video below to see the wreck and ensuing fight. The actual fight begins a minute and thirty seconds into the video.
Thumbnail photo via Twitter/@JeffGordonWeb
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Following retaliation by Jeff Gordon on Clint Bowyer that resulted in a wreck, the pit crews of the two drivers settled things in the garage the ol' fashioned way.
The crew teams belonging to Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer were quite upset at each other after their leading men were unable to make more left turns Sunday. It started when Bowyer clipped Gordon earlier in the AdvoCare 500. Gordon decided his Sunday drive was over so he took out Bowyer, ending both of their days.
Gordon was upset with prior incidents involving Bowyer. ”It’s...
Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon avoided suspension Monday when NASCAR instead fined him $100,000 and docked him 25 points for intentionally wrecking Clint Bowyer at Phoenix International Raceway.
Gordon was also placed on probation through Dec. 31. But he'll be allowed to close out the season Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway despite his actions in Sunday's race,...
The pit crews of Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer got into a brawl in the late stages of Sunday's AdvoCare 500 NASCAR race in Phoenix after Gordon intentionally wrecked Bowyer's car, taking out both drivers.
After the crash, one of Bowyer's pit crew members confronted Gordon as he got out of his car, leading to the brawl between both pit crews.
Order was restored...
Clint Bowyer and Jeff Gordon got tangled up late in today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Phoenix, and both pit crews were not too pleased. What resulted was an all out brawl between both pit crews. NASCAR! NASCAR! NASCAR! via The Big Lead Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
This is not something that you get to see everyday. Clint Bowyer, in the #15 car, had clipped Jeff Gordon on lap 305 during the AdvoCare 500 at the Phoenix International Raceway, and that was only the beginning. With two laps to go in the race, Gordon came and retaliated and caused this wreck.After they both were out of their cars, the pit crews started into it with each other...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon avoided suspension Monday when NASCAR instead fined him 100,000 and docked him 25 points for intentionally wrecking Clint Bowyer at Phoenix International Raceway.
Gordon was also placed on probation through Dec. 31. But he'll be allowed to close out the season Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway despite his actions...
Clint Bowyer's Michael Waltrip Racing crew went on the offensive Sunday afternoon after an on-track clash between their driver and Jeff Gordon. The crew members erupted into a brawl in the Phoenix International Raceway garage area with members of Gordon's team.
Monday afternoon, Michael Waltrip Racing issued a statement concerning the actions of Bowyer's team.
Jeff Gordon was fined $100,000 by NASCAR for intentionally wrecking Clint Bowyer that led to a brawl between their crews Sunday during the AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Speedway.
Gordon was not suspended for the season's last race, just fined $100,000 and docked 25 Sprint Cup Series championship points. Gordon's crew chief Alan Gustafson was placed on probation...
During Sunday's AdvoCare 500, we got witness two pit crews duel out it while the race was still going on.
With about two laps left in the race, Jeff Gordon collided with Clint Bowyer sending him into the wall.
After the crash happened, members of both team's pit crew got into an altercation that turned into one of the greatest pit crew fights of all-time:
Jeff Gordon got into Clint Bowyer on the track. Bowyer's crew got into it with Gordon in the pits. Bowyer made a WWE-like dash through the pits and garage to find Gordon.
The championship race heated up in the desert Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway and it had nothing to do with the weather.
Boys, have at it? They sure did.
''There's a lot of tension out...