Clint Bowyer, Ryan Newman make autograph appearance

CONCORD, N.C. — Ryan Newman had the perfect tension-breaker for his first meeting with Clint Bowyer since their Saturday night All-Star altercation. “C’mon, buddy,” Newman called out, with an exaggerated pat of the autograph table at Concord’s Bass Pro Shops store. Bowyer sidled up to his rival with a coy grin, smiled for a picture and started signing. Newman invites Bowyer to come on over for autograph session at Bass Pro Shop. #NASCAR pic.twitter.com/sTGQlp8pgK Five days after Bowyer and Newman faced off after the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race, the two drivers were elbow to elbow instead of toe to toe in a deliciously timed meet-and-greet session with fans Thursday afternoon near Charlotte Motor Speedway. Two tables were initially set far apart before their arrival, but the two opted for a cozier setup for the hourlong session, which drew a sizable crowd to the Concord Mills location. “There’s one thing that I can always promise you about something like that, and it is unfortunate. You hate having things like that happen, but attendance — that’s probably the best attended autograph at Bass Pro Shops that I’ve had in a long, long time,” Bowyer said after qualifying eighth...

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