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Childress, Busch 'in post-race fight'

Series rookie Coulter finished fifth while Kyle Busch finished just behind in sixth. Busch is reported as saying immediately after the race that “We had a horrible truck all day ... I thought my truck was a little bit better than that in practice than what we showed today. We just fought it."

“That was really awesome racing him,” Coulter had said about the last lap incident. "I hate we got together on the last lap. I had never gotten next to somebody so I was underneath him expecting to get loose and I got tight and we kind of got together.

"For whatever reason, that corner, where he was on my quarter panel, I just got extremely tight. [I] cleared him for just a split second, my spotter called 'clear' and when I jumped back in the throttle, he kind of got back on me and really tightened me up."

When asked what happened when Busch drove up to him after the flag, Coulter joked that - according to the spotters - Busch was just congratulating him.

What exactly caused the on-track incident to flare up and spill out into a reported physical confrontation in pit road 30 minutes later is unknown, but accounts suggest that Childress took serious exception to what Busch was heard to say about the on-track clash with Coulter.

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Paul Russell - Unregistered

June 05, 2011 4:56 AM

Kyle Busch is a great driver. What he has to realize is that there are 42 other drivers out there putting their heart and souls in running well. He doesn't own the series he is competing in. He has to get along with the other drivers/teams, otherwise they will make his life unpleasent on and off the track. I am so glad RC bitch slapped him and I think it will have to happen a few more times before he gets it. Anybody can get loose under him and put him out of the race. Thank goodness for drivers like Trevor Bayne.



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