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Richard Childress, Kyle Busch involved in fight

Posted on: June 4, 2011 11:03 pm
Edited on: June 5, 2011 4:32 pm
 
By Pete Pistone

Team owner Richard Childress and Kyle Busch were involved in an altercation after Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway.

Busch and RCR driver Joey Coulter were racing hard in the closing laps of Saturday's race won by Clint Bowyer. The duo made contact several times while racing to the finish line as well as after the checkered flag on the cool down lap.

That reportedly upset Childress enough that he approached Busch in the garage area and after removing his jewelry landed at least one punch before being separated by NASCAR officials.

Following the race Coulter did not indicate there were any problems racing with Busch for the fifth place finish.

“I learned a ton behind (Busch) and I know why those guys keep saying what they do. That was really awesome racing him,” Coulter said. “I hate we got together on the last lap. I had never gotten tight next to somebody, so I was underneath him expecting to get loose, and I get tight and we kind of got together.”

Neither Busch or Childress and their respective teams had comment following the incident.

NASCAR officials said they were investigating.


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Comments

Since: Apr 9, 2011
Posted on: June 5, 2011 8:31 am
 

Childress and Busch involved in fight

I'm going to Pocono next weekend....I hope they do a little more 'bumpin' there!   Kyle Busch? Nah, nevermind. At least Richard took off his jewlery first...LOL



Since: Dec 23, 2010
Posted on: June 5, 2011 7:51 am
 

Childress and Busch involved in fight

For all you NASCAR haters who don't know your facts... NASCAR is America's # spectator sport and one of the fastest growing in the world.  Also, much to your disappointment I'm sure,  the "red neck" drivers (inferring that they are all dumb as* Southerners) that many of you have mentioned doesn't reflect the geographic diversity which makes up the driver base today in NASCAR.  While I may not be the biggest NASCAR fan, it most certainly is a sport of epic proportions - the FACTS support this. And who has a problem with fights in other sports?  Baseball's bench clearing brawls, hockey - enough said, football - even with all the gear they wear and on and no and on... Drama adds to the flavor of any sport, and drama is what America loves.  If it was only cars going in circles with no wrecks, fights, trashing talking and colorful characters then who would really care?  RACE ON NASCAR



Since: Feb 5, 2007
Posted on: June 5, 2011 7:40 am
 

Childress and Busch involved in fight

I agree 100 percent. Childres looks like an AS_.! Kinda reminds me of when A.J. Foyt first became an Indy car owner. He had a bug argument with the winnner of a race and he went up and open hand slapped the driver, Like a little Bitch! Kinda like Childress! Childress was ok with it when Dale Sr. Would wreck people on purpose, but by god don't race my drivers hard. A RICH, SPOILED, POMPASS, ASS!!



Since: Sep 19, 2007
Posted on: June 5, 2011 7:01 am
 

Childress and Busch involved in fight

Road Rage????



Since: Mar 29, 2010
Posted on: June 5, 2011 6:55 am
 

Childress and Busch involved in fight

Kyle Busch is bush, and brought out the child in Childress. Send in the clowns!



Since: Dec 4, 2008
Posted on: June 5, 2011 6:48 am
 

Childress and Busch involved in fight

you language cops are homos



Since: Jan 13, 2007
Posted on: June 5, 2011 6:02 am
 

Childress and Busch involved in fight

NASCAR is so stupid......WWF /NASCAR



Since: Nov 3, 2006
Posted on: June 5, 2011 4:37 am
 

Childress and Busch involved in fight

Who cares if Busch can fight or not?  He's a great race car driver.   I don't see Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth or Jamie McMurray scaring anyone.  Most of these guys are little dudes that can really drive.  Since when do they have to throw punches to gain respect?  You may think Kyle Busch is a brat but he is the most talented driver in the world right now.  His record in 3 series proves it.



Since: Jan 8, 2010
Posted on: June 5, 2011 3:07 am
 

Childress and Busch involved in fight

Your a moron of epic proportions.  Comparing everyday licensed (note spelling) drivers to pro's?  Get back in your grandmothers basement and please, please, please don't come back.

You're (note: contraction) a moron of epic proportions.  Comparing every-day (note: hyphenation) licensed drivers to pros (note: no possessive apostrophe)?  Get back in your grandmother's (note possessive apostrophe) basement and.....


.....and what, I suppose your intent was to sound educated?  Pot, meet kettle.



Since: Mar 17, 2010
Posted on: June 5, 2011 2:17 am
 

Childress and Busch involved in fight

These quasi-rednecks don't even know what a real fight is...

I'll bet U Juan Pablo could kick all their asses in a real fight...

Nascar is starting to show its true colors and I really question if this is a "REAL sporting contest"...

The fact is that a Tennis player has way more athletic talent than any Nascar driver...

The TV coverage and hype in trying to compare NASCAR to the NFL,NBA,MLB or NHL is a JOKE !!!

 


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