It looked like Cole Custer was set to take the checkered flag at this afternoon’s Silverado 250, but John Hunter Nemechek just wouldn’t let it happen with some hard-nosed driving.
As you can see below, Nemechek delivered multiple love taps to Custer before deciding to pin him to the wall:
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Well, that’s one way to lock down a win — but Custer was surprisingly cool with Nemechek’s questionable tactics post-race.
Just kidding, he straight up went after him:
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Nemechek’s thoughts on the controversial finish: “Rubbing is racing.”
#NASCAR … John Hunter Nemechek tells FS1: "We didn't wreck him for the win. Rubbing is racing."
— Dustin Long (@dustinlong) September 4, 2016