Crash Video of the Week: Bristol 1999



What with all the talk recently about both the quality of last Sunday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway and the inevitable comparisons being made between Kyle Busch and Dale Earnhardt Sr., it seems appropriate to take a look back at one of the more memorable finishes in recent NASCAR history.

There are those who will tell you that the reconfigured Bristol demands real racing, and that the beating, bumping, and banging that so many fans seem to enjoy wasn’t, in fact, "real" racing, whatever the hell that is. Based on this clip of the Intimidator dumping Terry Labonte on the last lap at Bristol in 1999, I know where I stand.

Judge for yourself: