Richmond Revenge? Dale Jr. wrecked Kyle Busch, but intentionally?

Michael VoyerSenior Analyst ISeptember 7, 2008

It seemed Dale, Jr. had gotten revenge on Kyle Busch for the last Richmond race. On lap 211, Dale Jr. bumped leader Kyle Busch, sending him into a spin.

However, if you watched the replay, it was Kyle who took himself out. He went to block the No. 88 car and it back fired in his face, causing the points leader to record a 15th place finish instead of recording his ninth win of the season.

During the post-race interview, Dale said it was just racing and he hated it to happen, but that's how things go in this sport.

When Kyle was interviewed, he stated that he had not seen the video and wasn't going to comment on what had happen, but it stunk for the 18 team.

The real battle of the day was between Jimmie Johson and Tony Stewart. They battled it out like cats and dogs for the last five laps.

I'm going to give Tony a lot of credit; he worked his best and kept comming for Jimmie and Jimmie just wouldn't give up. Congrats to Tony for his runner up; he did his best and he deserves to win.

The upset with points was Kasey Kahne. He is now 13th in points, gaining one position, after his 19th.

Now the chase contenders are:

Kyle Busch

Carl Edwards

Jimmie Johson

Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

Clint Bowyer

Denny Hamlin

Jeff Burton

Tony Stewart

Greg Biffle

Jeff Gordon

Kevin Harvick

Matt Kenseth.