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DP: I don't think NASCAR does. I think NASCAR fans do. I know as a fan I love rivalries. I'm a Bears fan, and I love that Bears-Packers rivalry. It's something sports needs to create story lines and interest. It seems to bring out the best and worst of people.
DP: Wait, you're a Bears fan? Weren't you born in Wisconsin?
DP: I was born in Beloit, Wisconsin. But we lived in South Beloit, which was in Illinois. [Beloit] was the closest hospital.
DP: What's the big NASCAR rivalry now?
DP: It changes every weekend. Maybe it was Joey Logano and Tony Stewart one weekend. Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski was a pretty big rivalry for a little while. Then you can look a little deeper like Ford against Chevy. I don't think there's anything too tense out there right now.
DP: Why did driver David Gilliland say you should "shut up and race?"
DP: I was complaining about a driver who was driving too aggressively.
DP: You? Complain?
DP: I hear things that other people say, and I'm like, Dang, how do you get away with that? [With me] people are just listening and things get blown out of proportion.
DP: So what happened?