Remember when Jeff Gordon called a rival a “dip s**t” in a postrace interview? Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
DOVER, DE - SEPTEMBER 30: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Citizen Solider 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 30, 2016 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Sunday’s playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway will go a long way in determining which four drivers will race for the championship at Homestead, and the track has hosted some intense playoff battles in the past.

Today marks the three-year anniversary of when Jeff Gordon, Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick were involved in a post race feud, and Gordon famously called Keselowski a “dip s**t” for wrecking him late in the race.

Related: Brad Keselowski describes the awful fan interactions that made him change his approach

Gordon confronted Keselowski after the race, but it was Kevin Harvick who pushed Keselowski and started a brawl.

Harvick went on to win his first championship that season, and it’s funny watching that brawl in retrospect because his shove of Keselowski pretty much started the entire brawl.

Last Sunday’s race at Martinsville nearly had multiple fights, but nothing was as intense as that. Unfortunately, Chase Elliott did not call Denny Hamlin a “dip s**t.” Maybe this week at Texas we’ll get another brawl.

Cole Frederick About the author:
Cole Frederick is from a small town in Alabama, and he graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in journalism. He loves all sports - especially football and basketball - and quotes The Office frequently.
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