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Michael Waltrip: From NASCAR’s ‘Worst Driver’ to Exemplary Owner

It was late August 2008 when Clint Bowyer had yet another run-in on the racetrack with fellow driver Michael Waltrip. When asked about the incident, Bowyer didn't even try to be diplomatic, mince words or hold back in his estimation of Waltrip.

"The worst driver in NASCAR, period," Bowyer said.

Yep, you knew exactly where Bowyer stood after that.

To his credit, when Waltrip was told about Bowyer's comments, he didn't try to engage in a war of words. He simply laughed it off, calling himself "the worst driver to win two Daytona 500s and an All-Star race."

Ohhhhh, burn!

Waltrip's response was as below the belt as Bowyer's words, only it was said with a smile on his face, knowing that no matter how bad he may...

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