WATCH: When Kevin Harvick and Greg Biffle Engage in a Fist Fight at Bristol

Published 09/16/2020, 11:48 PM EDT


Back in 2002 during a NASCAR Xfinity race, Kevin Harvick and Greg Biffle had a coming together at Bristol. Apparently, Harvick was so incensed that he engaged in a punch-up with Biffle. Later on, he spoke to SiriusXM NASCAR Radio about the incident.

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After the crash, Harvick simply stood by his pit box, as if he was waiting for something. Obviously, every fan put two and two together and knew what was coming next.

However, Harvick said, “Well I can tell you that everybody didn’t know what I was going to do. While I was sitting on that pit box or standing on that pit box like I was, because I don’t think even I knew that I was going to hurtle a car. I’m p***ed, I’m sitting up on that pit box and I don’t know why, but when you’re 25, you feel like have to make a scene.”

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What else did Kevin Harvick say?

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He confessed that his first instinct was to jump off from the wall and grab Biffle’s collar. Beyond that point, Harvick had no idea what to do once Biffle was in his clutches. According to him, the scene around them resembled a ‘mosh pit’ and it was chaotic.

Luckily, somebody from Biffle’s pit crew a really ‘big dude’ broke up the fight. What that crew member did was grab Kevin Harvick by the collar and drag him away from the scene.

Reflecting on his actions since the hot-blooded incident, he acknowledged that the fans loved it. On the flip side of the coin, Harvick’s team were not impressed with the stunt. Suffice to say, he got his ‘butt chewed’ by the team back in his own trailer.

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Hopefully Harvick learned his lesson and controlled his temper a lot better. Who would have figured that that same man is now gunning for the 2020 NASCAR Championship.

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Dhruv George

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Dhruv George is a senior Formula One and NASCAR analyst for EssentiallySports, having authored nearly 12000 articles spanning different sports like F1, NASCAR, Tennis, NFL, and eSports. He graduated with a PG Diploma in Journalism from the Xavier Institute of Communications. Dhruv has also conducted interviews with F1 driver Pierre Gasly and Moto2 rider Tony Arbolino.

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