CHICAGOLAND CRASHES

As we head into the LifeLock.com 400 in Joliet, Ill., let's take a look at some of the crashes from years past at Chicagoland Speedway.  Bobby Labonte's flaming crash 2003 Crashes from the 2007 race Mark Martin practice crash 2007 Mike Bliss spins Jeff Gordon 2005 Christian Elder hammers the wall during Nationwide qualifying 2002 Related links: Fatal NASCAR crashes Part OneFatal NASCAR crashes Part TwoKyle Busch Daytona crash fan videosKyle Busch Daytona cra ...

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FATAL NASCAR CRASHES PART TWO

This is the follow-up to a post from earlier this week about deaths in NASCAR. We are sharing the videos that follow so that no one forgets the real dangers of stock car racing or takes the sport's current safety standards for granted. If you do not want to view these sad, shocking videos, do not click through. Our condolences and respects go out to all of the families, teams and fans who lost a driver on the track. Let us pray it never happens again. J.D. McDuffie’s death at Watkins Gl ...

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FATAL NASCAR CRASHES

The Car of Tomorrow might produce boring racing, but it saves lives. Does Kyle Busch walk away unscathed after his wreck at Daytona? How about Carl Edwards at Talladega? Thanks to the Car of Tomorrow and other safety advances made both inside and outside the vehicle, Busch and Edwards climbed out of their cars looking as if nothing happened. It was not always this way. It would be unfair to blame the old car for every driver death, but it is fair to say that the Car of Tomorrow is the centerpiec ...

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KYLE BUSCH DAYTONA CRASH FAN VIDEOS

Plenty of fans had their cameras out when Tony Stewart spun Kyle Busch on Saturday during the last lap of the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona. The wreck was as amazing and horrific to watch from the stands as it was on television. TNT, which did an excellent job covering the race and the crash, could not capture the euphoria that poured from the stands when the Sprint Cup's most hated driver wrecked. These fan videos are shaky and incomplete, but they offer new perspectives on one of the biggest crashe ...

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DAYTONA CRASHES PART TWO

Daytona isn't called the world center of speed for nothing.  The 2.5-mile-long tri-oval has a knack for drama and seems to dole out triumph and tragedy in equal parts.  Check out some of the drama that is Daytona in our follow-up to yesterday's post.  Darrell Waltrip's practice crash 1990The early 1990s were not a good time for Waltrip and Daytona.  This grinding practice crash sidelined him until September, and then during the July race in 1991...The 1989 Pepsi 400 Big On ...

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