NASCAR drivers Daniel Suarez, Michael McDowell brawl throughout qualifying

NASCAR followers anticipated tensions to boil over between drivers in some unspecified time in the future in 2019 through the polarizing group qualifying classes beneath the brand new aero bundle, however nobody might have predicted that Daniel Suarez and Michael McDowell could be concerned within the first battle of the season.
McDowell bought in the way in which of Suarez whereas Suarez was making an attempt to set a quick time within the first stage at ISM Raceway in Phoenix, and McDowell accused Suarez of making an attempt to retaliate on the observe. Each drivers have been eradicated after the primary stage, and when Suarez walked over to McDowell on pit highway, a brief battle broke out.

Suarez tossed McDowell to the bottom, and was then pinned to the hood of McDowell’s automobile. McDowell grabbed Suarez’s leg and tried to tug him off the automobile, however was unsuccessful.

McDowell advised reporters that he and Suarez don’t have a historical past of points, and chalked up the incident to the warmth of the second.

“Don’t learn an excessive amount of into it. It’s simply feelings, man.” McDowell mentioned he and Suarez don’t have a historical past; in actual fact they went to a hockey recreation collectively final evening.
— Jeff Gluck (@jeff_gluck) March eight, 2019

McDowell teammate @DavidRagan, speculating on the reason for the battle: “When you might have a bunch of knucklehead drivers wait till there’s 4 minutes left and 30 vehicles haven’t run, that’s what you might have.” (He included himself in that, saying he screwed up Kurt Busch’s lap.)
— Jeff Gluck (@jeff_gluck) March eight, 2019

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