The dispute between the teams of Nelson Piquet Jr. and Brian Scott wasn't settled on pit road after Friday night's Nationwide race.
Two crewmembers from Scott's No. 2 Richard Childress Racing team were arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault charges after an altercation in the driver/owner lot at Richmond International Raceway Friday night.
According to the Sporting News, the fight involved Piquet, who was uninjured, though a person did sustain a shoulder injury.. After the two made contact on the track, Piquet kicked Scott in the groin on pit road following the race when Scott confronted Piquet.
Michael Searce, listed on the RCR website as a mechanic on the Scott team, was arrested on two charges of misdemeanor assault. Thomas Costello, an interior specialist for Scott, was arrested on one count of misdemeanor assault, according to Lt. Linda Toney of the Henrico County Police.
Searce, 50, and Costello, 35, were released following booking, according to Toney. According to an online incident and arrest data from the Henrico County Police, the fight occurred about 11 p.m. ET. Arrests were made at 2:26 a.m. ET.
The tension between Piquet and Scott apparently began during the Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville and carried over to their battle for position late in Friday's race.