MISS MANNERS ON COOL-DOWN LAP ETIQUETTE

 The last two races have included dust-ups on the cool-down lap.  We've asked Miss Manners to answer a few drivers' letters regarding cool-down lap etiquette.    From Last Week's Race at TalladegaDear Miss Manners, I accidentally ran into the back of a colleague, spoiling his victory lap. What is the proper way to explain this to him?  Some people think it was intentional because I've accidentally rammed Carl Edwards on his victory lap (Bristol), accidentally spun out J ...

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BUSCH-KESELOWSKI COOL-DOWN LAP SHENANIGANS?

OK. Let's be clear. At the end of Sunday's race at Talladega, Kyle Busch did not start his cool-down lap thinking, "I am definitely going to spin out winner Brad Keselowski." But you have to wonder about the series of events that put Busch in a position to do so. First Busch accelerated toward Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. while the two friends celebrated. We know that Busch is not there to fist-bump Junior or his buddy. So why did Busch encroach on their victorious cool-down la ...

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