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Topic - Casey Mears
Marcos Ambrose says he understands the $25,000 fine NASCAR levied against him for punching Casey Mears in the face.
NASCAR punished Marcos Ambrose and Casey Mears on Tuesday for their post-race altercation in the garage at Richmond International Raceway that led to Ambrose punching Mears in the face.
Quick quiz: Who won the 1979 Daytona 500?
The brawl in the closing moments of the first race to be broadcast live in its entirety was a monumental moment for NASCAR, and the lasting image as the traditionally Southern sport officially announced its arrival on the national scene.
Joey Logano punched his ticket to NASCAR'S playoffs. Marcos Ambrose punched Casey Mears.
An altercation between NASCAR drivers Marcos Ambrose and Casey Mears quickly came to blows Saturday night after the Toyota Owners 400.
Kyle Busch has three races remaining to claim a spot in the 12-driver Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
"Out of all the NASCAR fights or punches or when you see people swinging, usually it's a lot of fly-swatting. He actually connected so that was pretty good," Mears said. "Everybody gets mad after those races when everybody is trying so hard. It's a passionate sport, obviously. It's tough when you first get out of the car, when you don't have a good chance to cool off, it escalates pretty quick."
"Where they actually worked on the track, we haven't actually been all the way up there yet," Mears said. "I've seen some guys flirting with the edge of it, so it's really going to be hard to say. If it keeps guys from running up against the wall, I think it could make it a little bit more competitive just because when guys are running right up against the fence and it's really hard to pass guys down underneath."