Wednesday wreck leaves Elliott steamed

A late crash left NASCAR driver Chase Elliott fuming. The culprit, Kyle Busch, expressed contrition, but is aware retaliation may come eventually.

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May 22, 2020 - 1:58 PM

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch is NASCAR’s reigning Cup champion and the resident villain of the series. Chase Elliott has been voted most popular driver the last two years and is quickly building a loyal and rabid fan base.

Their on-track tussle at Darlington Raceway this week very well might be the start of a new rivalry NASCAR needs.

Busch admittedly misjudged a gap and unintentionally wrecked Elliott in what turned out to be the final green-flag lap of Wednesday night’s race. Elliott crashed, climbed out of his car, waved off medical personnel and waited on the apron for Busch to circle the track under caution.

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