TEXAS CRASH VIDEOS

Texas Motor Speedway has handed out quite a few spankings to NASCAR drivers since hosting its first race in 1997.  Let's take a look at some of them, including Michael McDowell's horrific 2008 tumble. Michael McDowell 2008 (two views) 2006 crash filmed by 'The Blair Witch Project' camera crew (action at 1:10 mark)Multi-car wreck 1997Truck crash 2008Jeff Gordon and Jimmy Spencer get together 1997 Related links:Talladega Big One 2009Ryan Newman Talladega crashLogano Dover crashGP ...

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NEW HAMPSHIRE CRASH VIDEOS

 The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series officially enters The Chase with the start of this Sunday's Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.  I'd like to see this race end with another surprise winner like we had earlier in the year, but most of the surprises are likely to be nasty ones, like the videos after the jump.  Multi-car crash 2008 Crash video shot by fan in the stands Michael Waltrip vs. Robby Gordon 2005 and 2006  Kurt Busch crash 2006 Tony Stewar ...

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MICHIGAN CRASH VIDEOS

On Sunday the Sprint Cup Series makes its second stop of the season at Michigan International Speedway for the Carfax 400.  Although Dover International Speedway is known as the "Monster Mile", Michigan is one of the real beasts of the tour.  The two-mile oval in Brooklyn, Mich., has a reputation for ending careers - and lives. 2007 3M Performance 400 crash compilation 2007 Dario Franchitti flip 2007 Citizens Bank 400 Michigan 200 truck crash 2009 Tony ...

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EARNHARDT JR. WATKINS GLEN CRASH

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s season of unbridled, unrelenting misery continued Monday at Watkins Glen. Junior was running 26th on lap 41 when he cut inside of Reed Sorenson while entering turn 10 and lost his brakes. The cars collided and skidded across a gravel pit. Earnhardt hit the tire barrier hard, but climbed out of his car unscathed. Junior was competitive early on until a pit road speeding penalty sent him to the back of the pack. Yes, it has been that kind of year. Junior sounds like a guy figh ...

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MONTOYA HITS CREW MEMBER ON PIT ROAD

Juan Pablo Montoya ran over a member of David Ragan's pit crew at Watkins Glen on Monday. The accident occurred during the first pit stop in the Heluva Good Sour Cream Dips at The Glen. Montoya is an aggressive driver, but he is not generally known for running over human beings. (Although he is known for speeding down pit road.) After the accident Montoya asked if the crew member was OK. No word yet on the crew member's medical condition. UPSRacing, Ragan's team's official Twitter feed, reports: ...

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LEFFLER PRACTICE CRASH

The nastiest wreck of the weekend happened during practice for the Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen. Jason Leffler was exiting Turn 5 onto the back chute when he went off-course and hit the tire barrier. The impact sent his Toyota spinning through the air. Leffler was not injured. He finished 15th in the Zippo 200 Saturday at The Glen. Video below. Related links:Watkins Glen crash videosPennsylvania 500 crashesPocono crash videosFelipe Massa crashIndianapolis crashesLoose wheel kills Fo ...

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WATKINS GLEN CRASH VIDEOS

The Sprint Cup Series makes its annual stop at Watkins Glen on Sunday.  Road courses are a bane for many drivers, and The Glen has produced more than its share of wrecks since it began playing host to Sprint Cup events in 1986.  Perhaps one of the most notable is the crash in the picture above, which happened on Aug. 10, 2008.  The crash involved nine cars and sent driver Bobby Labonte to the hospital.  Watch the video after the jump.  Nasty multi-car crash 2008  ...

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PENNSYLVANIA 500 CRASHES

You can't accuse NASCAR of "phantom debris" on this one. On lap 62 of the Pennsylvania 500 part of the caution light at the start/finish line fell onto the track. Leader Denny Hamlin (where was his spotter?) ran over the debris, but it did not appear to damage his car. The "lights-out" moment (below) was just one of the close calls and crashes on the track Monday. David Ragan triggers multi-car crash Tempers flare between Robby Gordon and David Ragan Disaster for ...

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POCONO CRASH VIDEOS

 Sunday marks the Sprint Cup's return to Pocono for the Pennsylvania 500.  Pocono has long been known as a tough track because of its unusual three-turn layout.  As you can see from the picture above, even the best drivers have been bitten by Pocono.  Watch the first video below to see this grinding crash, which broke the King's neck.  Richard Petty 1980 Bobby Gerhart crash Montoya and Bowyer get tangled up 2008 Jeff Green gets punted by Terry Labonte 2003& ...

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KYLE BUSCH HITS THE WALL AT THE BRICKYARD

A cut tire at The Brickyard on Sunday sent Kyle Busch into the wall, back to the garage and out of the top 12 for the Chase. Busch currently sits in 14th place with six races to go before the Chase field is finalized. "I think it's pretty self-explanatory that we're trying to fight for a spot in the Chase," Busch said. Video of Busch's bad day, and Robby Gordon's spin, after the jump. Kyle Busch heads to the garage Robby Gordon spinsRelated links:Indianapolis crashesLoose wheel ...

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