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In the Pits: Are there double standards for Keselowski?
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Brad Keselowski, right, is punched during a fight after the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday. - photo by Associated Press
In the closing laps at Martinsville Speedway, Jeff Gordon could see Dale Earnhardt Jr. ahead of him with enough time to formulate a plan on how to handle his teammate if Gordon could catch him. Earnhardt had been eliminated from the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field one week earlier and was racing only for a trophy. Gordon, still eligible to win the title, wanted to win last week to grab the automatic berth into the final round of NASCAR's playoffs.