February 28, 2021

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Watch the Jeff Gordon-Clint Bowyer ‘Days of Thunder’-style rental car race at Daytona

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Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer had their tense moments as NASCAR Cup Series drivers. The 2012 tussle at Phoenix is still remembered. But they’ve been best buds in the Fox broadcast booth during the start of the 2021 season.

Gordon, Bowyer and Fox had lots of fun with the “conflict” angle this past weekend at Daytona. And what better way to do that than a bit ripped from “Days of Thunder,” which turned 30 last year?

Think “rental cars.” 

If you’ve already seen the segment that aired before Sunday’s race, then you know it was fun to watch and it looked as if Gordon and Bowyer had a blast shooting it. If you haven’t seen it, then behold:

MORE: Results from the actual road race at Daytona

If Fox wants to keep the bit going . . . we’ll just point out that the Talladega spring race is in April and the network will be airing it.

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