Kevin Harvick Believes Joey Logano and Ty Gibbs Fued is Just Starting Its Course

NASCAR is an entertaining sport, an element that has somewhat thinned out over the years. But the recent face-off between Ty Gibbs and Joey Logano has notched up the excitement factor for the upcoming season. The cause of the incident between the two was the constant bumps and pushes during the Clash at the Coliseum. This saw Joey Logano confront Ty Gibbs after the race, and it led to a heated argument.

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After the incident, the NASCAR community was left dissecting the whole scenario in an attempt to single out a villain. However, the former Cup series champ turned analyst, Kevin Harvick, feels like the friction between the two drivers is only simmering up. He went on to add that Logano will have to deal with more such incidents up ahead in the season.

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Kevin Harvick sure knows a thing or two about the on-track rivalries, and his opinion was put to light in a recent FOX broadcast show. His first big assignment was the heated confrontation between Penske’s No. 22 and JGR’s No. 54. To which the former SHR race car driver provided his two cents on the hot topic during the show ‘Race Hub’ on FOX.

Harvick said, “I don’t think it’s over. This started in Martinsville, and when you look back at the beginning of the race, the 22 got up into the 54, and the 22 beat the 54 in a couple of the restarts. And then you look at the end, the 54 put the 22 off the racetrack, and I don’t think either one of these guys are going to give in.”


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As you see in this restart, it’s what really won Denny Hamlin the race. It opened up the inside lane, but the thing that I take away from this is that Ty Gibbs is learning, and Joey’s going to have to deal with him. As he (Gibbs) is going to be in front a lot this season”. Despite the desperate move to topple Logano, Gibbs could only finish P18, whereas Logano missed out on a podium finish with a P4.

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Joey Logano was understandably ragged up by the constant niggling by Gibbs during the race at Coliseum. However, he explained that such events cannot be controlled as those are part of the sport.


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Logano understands competitive racing but is not a fan of an aggressive approach

The 2-time Cup Series champ has seen it all racing at the top level of sport for more than a decade now. At 33, he certainly has matured to be a more calm and composed driver, but he is now up against Ty Gibbs, who is out to make his mark on the Cup Series. Logano went on to explain that events like Clash can plant seeds for more such events in the future, and he understands that this is part of racing.

The racing is usually an eye for an eye more times than not. Mistakes are mistakes. Here obviously lends for a lot of things, and I’ve been on both ends of it. I got Kyle last year, so it’s a part of racing here, and you try not to because you know there are bigger races down the line. But sometimes you are in a bad spot and you just make a mistake. That can happen too, Or it’s just flat-out aggressive to do that type of stuff. I don’t know.” Logano said in a post-race press briefing.


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With the tensions flaring high between the two Cup drivers, the next race at Daytona International Speedway could well turn out to be a spicy encounter. Stay tuned.

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