NEWMAN-LOGANO CRASH REVIEW

 Kevin Harvick got all the glory on Sunday in Michigan, but certainly not all the attention. A minor accident on lap 148 resulted in some heated post-race words between Ryan Newman and Joey Logano. What Happened: Trying to pass Newman in Turn 4 in what has been referred to as a sequence of hard racing, the Joe Gibbs Racing 20 car got loose, lightly tapping Newman’s left-side quarter panel, spinning out the No. 39 Chevy toward the infield. Though the physical damage was minimal, i ...

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JOEY LOGANO DOES NOT CARE FOR KEVIN HARVICK OR HIS FIRESUIT-WEARING WIFE

Joey Logano took shots at Kevin Harvick and his wife DeLana and called the driver who spun him out at the end of the Pocono race "stupid." Said Logano, "I don’t know what his deal is with me. It’s probably not his fault. His wife wears the firesuit in his family and tells him what to do, so it’s probably not his fault." Guess our little boy is all growed up. Five things we learned at Pocono (SI.com) ...

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‘NEW KYLE’ ERA ENDS WITH HOMICIDE THREAT

The New Kyle Busch era ended rather emphatically this weekend in Charlotte, with a threat to murder his teammate: "Somebody better keep me away from Denny Hamlin after this race. I am going to kill that mother*&^%$. I had this race won." RIP, New Kyle Busch Era, 5/2/2010 - 5/22/2010. 5 things we learned at the all-star race (SI.com) ...

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MONTOYA AND STEWART ALMOST HUG IT OUT

Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Stewart appear to have put their Homestead feud behind them. During a panel discussion this week in Las Vegas, Jimmie Johnson suggested that Montoya and Stewart hug it out. Montoya posed sarcastically for a hug, Tony offered him a hand and they gave each other a brief shake. Then Stewart snuck in the line of the day...  Update: Just saw this Scene Daily story. The hatchet has officially been buried. Damn it.Related links:Award speech Jimmie Johnson should give ...

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STEWART, MONTOYA FEUD AT HOMESTEAD

Yo, NASCAR. You're doing it wrong. Where was this weekend in April, when the sport needed it? On Saturday the Denny Hamlin-Brad Keselowski feud came to a head in the Nationwide Series race, with Hamlin exacting revenge by spinning out Keselowski. And in the Ford 400 Sunday, two of the Sprint Cup's most loathsome biggest personalities, Tony Stewart and Juan Pablo Montoya, tangled at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Hey, actual rivalries! And they were fun to watch. Stewart was black-flagged for his on-t ...

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HAMLIN-KESELOWSKI FEUD CONTINUES AT PHOENIX

Remember the scene from “Days of Thunder” where Cole Trickle and that other driver are supposed to have dinner together? Neither wants the other to drive. They get separate rental cars that they trash while driving to the restaurant. Then they have a nice dinner that is the catalyst to softening their relationship, allowing Trickle to eventually make a triumphant comeback after boffing Nicole Kidman. Remember that?This needs to happen with Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski. I’ll ...

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HOW TO SETTLE THE HAMLIN-KESELOWSKI FEUD

Brad Keselowski needs a hug.First NASCAR tells him not to race so hard against Chase drivers. Then Denny Hamlin says Keselowski isn’t man enough to have a face-to-face discussion regarding their little incident two weeks ago.  This needs to get settled. Here are three ways to do it. Cage MatchThink of the ratings of an MMA-inspired donnybrook. NASCAR fights usually stink, but this would be exciting. The sponsorship and charitable opportunities are through the roof. You could even d ...

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BUSCH AND VICKERS SHARE A TRUCK RIDE

Aaaaaaawkward. BFFs Brian Vickers and Kyle Busch share a truck ride on their introductory lap at Bristol. This photo was taken before the start of the Sharpie 500 on Saturday by blogger extraordinaire Jay Busbee. Busch and Vickers had a run-in last week at Michigan International Raceway on the last lap of the Nationwide Series race, which was followed by harsh comments from both and the greatest post-race press conference in recent history.Related link:Most awkward press conference ever ...

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