RICHMOND, Va. - A local Nascar driver is sporting a big bruise after a heated run-in with a fellow racer, and the whole thing was caught on camera.
Casey Mears, from Bakersfield, was at the receiving end of a punch thrown by Marcos Ambrose. Both men scuffled after the end of Saturday night's Nascar race in Richmond, Va.
Ambrose and Mears traded paint in the final laps, with Ambrose finishing in 18th and Mears in 19th place.
Nascar's Vice-President of Competition said he's reviewing the incident.
Joey Logano finished in first place.
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