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Brad Keselowski's face was puffy, and he took a couple quick drinks of water to wash the blood from his mouth. So close to a big playoff win, Jeff Gordon was left with a cut on his lip. The Chase for the Sprint Cup championship took another intense turn Sunday night when past champions Gordon and Keselowski were a part of a brawl after Jimmie Johnson won his third consecutive Texas fall race. Johnson emerged from a frantic finish in Fort Worth, the second attempt at an overtime two-lap sprint to the finish after his teammate Gordon spun out »
- Associated Press
Tony Stewart Returns to Nascar
Tony Stewart returned to Nascar just under a month since the death of fellow racer Kevin Ward. Stewart had skipped the last three races out of respect for Wards family, though his return last night was not what he was hoping for. While the crowd welcomed him warmly, the three time Nascar champion came in 41st out of 43 racers. Kasey Kahne won the race, while famous speedster Danica Patrick (who races under Stewart's team) placed sixth, her best finish to date.
Stewart is known for his often pushy and difficult disposition. Below are a number of his meltdowns.
The Death of Kevin Ward
Last month, in upstate New York, Stewart and Ward were racing in sprint cars. They were neck and neck when Ward's car ran off the track and into the fence. Ward lept from his car and ran out onto the raceway to »
Earnhardt spoke to Uinterview about his run in with Marcos Ambrose at the Sprint Unlimited earlier this February. Earnhardt and Ambrose were racing when Ambrose pushed Earnhardt into the fence, ending the race for both of them.
“We were just kind of going for the same place… I was out front and Marcus was pushing me down the front straight way, and I got to moving around probably a little too much in front of his car, searching for some air,” Earnhardt told Uinterview, “And he decided to start getting offensive on making some moves of his own and we were just miscommunicating with each other at that point in time and ran into each other.”
Earnhardt says he holds no grudges against Ambrose, regardless of how angry he may have seemed at the time. »
The NFL playoffs kicked off on Jan. 4 with the Kansas City Chiefs taking on the Indianapolis Colts, and the New Orleans Saints facing off against the Philadelphia Eagles. And as both games went down to the wire, stars from Gabrielle to Lindsay Vonn to Chrissy Teigen rooted for their favorite teams, and applauded the games’ intensity.
Football is clearly America’s sport, and with the NFL playoffs rolling around on Jan. 4, stars all over were letting their true colors show — and just enjoying the high-stakes nature of the NFL’s Wildcard Weekend. See what all the celebs had to say!
NFL Wildcard Weekend: Celebs React To Colts’ Win
As the Indianapolis Colts came back from a 28-point deficit to beat the Kansas City Chiefs, some celebs were in ecstasy while others couldn’t believe their favorite team just blew an enormous lead in the playoffs:
— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu »
- Andrew Gruttadaro
4 items from 2014
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