Less than a month after a fight after the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, another brawl broke out. This time it was at Texas Motor Speedway after the NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA Texas 500. At Charlotte the center of several driver’s anger was Brad Keselowski, Sunday night he was again at the heart of the angry emotions. NASCAR also chimed in late Sunday night hinting that severe penalties may be coming later this week.
It all started in the closing laps. On the first attempt at a green-white-checkered flag finish, Gordon was leading and chose the outside for the restart; Jimmie Johnson was second on the inside, Kevin Harvick and Keselowski close behind. Gordon and Keselowski made contact as Keselowski raced towards Johnson and the lead entering turn 1. The contact caused Gordon to lose a tire; he spun bringing out a track record 13th caution and setting up the second attempt at a green white checkered flag finish.
Johnson would go on to win the race, Harvick was second., Keselowski third. Gordon finished 29th. As Johnson celebrated the win Gordon got from his car and confronted Keselowski on pit road. The two exchanged heated words and moments later Kevin Harvick arrived, pushed Keselowski . Gordon leapt at Keselowski and a melee ensued that involved both crews and left both Gordon and Keselowski with bloody lips.
“He’s just a dipshit,” an angry Gordon said on live TV.MORE>>>