You know folks, Ill never forget back in the day when I got into a little scuffle with Dale Earnhardt at Richmond or Martinsville we had some heated words and made idle threats against each other.
Well, Bill France Jr. got in the middle of it. He turned to me and asked, Whats wrong with you? You dont normally act this way. Whats the problem? I told him, Bill, I just lost my temper. He put his arm around my neck and told me, Well, DW, Im here to help you find it.
Thats what NASCAR does. They dont like to step in or get in the middle of driver disagreements thats part of the sport and they know that; its the passion we all have. When something happens on the track and we get angry with each other and knock each other around a little bit thats what drivers have always done. NASCAR understands that.
So when they get involved, you know youve done something pretty serious.
There were a few times I got called into the NASCAR hauler and read the riot act the lecture usually went lik...