Huge car crash mars Nationwide Series race at Daytona

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    Kyle Larson's car (32) goes up into the fence on the last lap.

    Wreck occurs on last lap at Daytona

    2/23/13
    Lee Spencer

    DAYTONA BEACH, FLA
    There was a wild and dangerous ending to Saturday’s DRIVE4COPD at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday.

    While Tony Stewart won the race, a multi-car accident triggered on the final lap, sheared off the nose and tail of Kyle Larson’s car, sending his suspension and a tire into the grandstands.

    Despite the joy of Stewart’s win, he was obviously shaken by the aftermath.

    “It will be better when I hear news that all the drivers and the fans in the stands are OK,” Stewart said. Sam Hornish Jr., Alex Bowman, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Parker Kligerman rounded out the top five.

    Larson, Justin Allgaier and Brad Keselowski were all seen and released from the infield care center.

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    Huge wreck occurs on last lap at Daytona - NASCAR News | FOX Sports on MSN

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    Huge car crash mars Nationwide Series race at Daytona


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    Tony Stewart captures wreck-marred Nationwide Series race - OrlandoSentinel.com
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnHRCeUcDL4]2013 Drive4COPD Nationwide Kyle Larson crashes into fence - YouTube[/ame]



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    Nasty one there last night in the truck race too.
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    This the first year we didn't go, usually stay the whole week in the green zone...:eusa_angel:
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    At least six fans sustained injuries when parts of Kyle Larson's car flew into the stands at the conclusion of Saturday's Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway.

    A track worker told Yahoo! Sports that one woman had a tourniquet on her leg, others suffered burns and a tire landed on one fan when a multiple-car accident unfolded as drivers raced for the finish line in the final lap of the Drive4COPD 300.


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    Larson actually finished the race.... Back asswards and with no engine.

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    That was awesome.

    Second, third, fourth, and fifth places went across the finish line sideways.

    They couldn't do that again if they tried.
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    Last I heard 15 spectators were transported to local hospitals
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    So far it sounds like no serious injuries. Amazing.
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    I heard 32 with 2 in critical
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    The drivers and the fans are living their dreams.
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    How long till congress sticks its nose in?
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    I wait in anticipation for Shootspeeders to make a thread of ridiculous proportions on this subject matter
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    George Carlin said (and I paraphrase here):

    "People go to a NASCAR race hoping to see someone die. And why not? It doesn't matter who wins because it's always the same 5 Rednecks anyway".
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    Except Earndheart never wins :eek:

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