As promised, here we are with part two of the NASCAR Feud from the Auto Club 400 at Fontana. Kasey Kahne and Danica Patrick were looked at, and it’s expected that Danica will be fined for approaching the track during caution. So far as of press time, no word has come out, so in the meantime, we’ll look at the second half of the NASCAR Feud.
This time it involves Joey Logano and Martin Truex Jr with 50 laps to go. Logano got behind Truex while they were in tho top 10 respectively. Truex had led for 21 laps and looked for another strong finish until Logano somehow took the air out from under him and caused him to hit the wall. Although Joey took responsibility for the incident, Truex and Cole Pearn were furious because the incident caused damage to the back of their car.
While Joey went on to a fourth place finish, Truex wound up 32nd ruining one of the best races they had all year. Truex’s spot snapped a streak of 14 straight top 15 finishes dating back to Richmond of last year, and causing him to plummet in the point standings. Joey’s finish moved him up to sixth in the standings with Truex falling to 11th.
If you can remember back in Kansas during the Chase, Logano got behind Matt Kenseth for the lead and caused him to spin out and become eliminated long afterwards. Coincidentally, Kenseth got his revenge in Martinsville and that’s where everyone will be heading after Easter weekend.
If anyone is expecting a similar ending like last time, forget it. Kenseth ended up getting suspended for two races, in which he was already mathematically eliminated before then. We know that NASCAR won’t allow any kind of retaliation like that again, but that’s doesn’t stop these two from meeting on the track again anytime soon.
As far as we know, this may cool down during the off week. Of course we’ve all been wrong before right?
Credit all authors of images used in both article and as cover image : Bryan Law