Danica Patrick got wrecked not once, but twice by Denny Hamlin this week, including during the last Daytona Duel race. Hamlin tried to explain his side of the story, but she's clearly not having it. Nuh-huh. Oh, and Kurt Busch totally cupped Danica's face after she had words with Hamlin to calm her down. (Too soon?)
NASCAR updated a bunch of its rules to try to make things a bit safer in the wake of the death of Kevin Ward, Jr. But if you thought that the tragic incident would've helped cooler heads previal, just for a little while, then you don't know NASCAR. Because Denny Hamlin just threw his HANS device at Kevin Harvick.
Kyle Busch took the checkered flag today in California, but attention quickly turned to Denny Hamlin—whose crash sent him to the hospital and which let Busch take the lead on the final lap—and Joey Logano, who tangled with Hamlin and eventually found himself the target of Tony Stewart's fists.
After Denny Hamlin spun out former teammate Joey Logano at today's NASCAR Sprint Cup Food City 500 race, things got a little physical.
Aside from the terrifying Nationwide wreck and the hype around Danica Patrick's pole, the Daytona 500 was kind of boring. Lots of single file racing, few passes, little excitement. The afternoon saw 28 lead changes among 14 drives, down from 74 and 22 in the same race just two years ago. Worryingly, it was also the…