Ryan Blaney won the pole in Phoenix, but that wasn’t the story. Daniel Suarez and Michael McDowell tangled in the pits after each driver failed to make the second round in one of the stranger NASCAR fights we’ve ever seen.
Watch the action below.
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The fight was over position on the track during round one. Suarez said it was a matter of a “lack of respect” afterwards.
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McDowell called it an “honest mistake.”
Some of McDowell from the media bullpen: pic.twitter.com/s6JFXORGOb
— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) March 9, 2019