Kurt Busch was in no mood to accept an apology from Jimmie Johnson after a bump from the reigning four-time champion sent Busch crashing into the wall and then into oncoming traffic in Sunday's Pennsylvania 500.
"Got wrecked on the straightaway," a visibly peeved Busch told ESPN, "Jimmie Johnson drove straight through us."
If Busch is keeping a tally — and you know he probably is — that's the third time this season that Johnson's spoiled a race for him.
Bump-drafting was the way to make up some serious time on Pocono's long straights Sunday, and Johnson miss-timed his bump of Busch as the two tried to get past Clint Bowyer. Johnson immediately apologized over his radio, but the events that he just set off might have cemented the elder Busch as Johnson's main rival.
The relationship between the two can be characterized as cool at best over the course of the season, with Busch taking many opportunities to backhand Johnson and his bunch. At Bristol — before Johnson started ruining racesRead More »from Is Kurt Busch going to be Jimmie Johnson's long-awaited rival?