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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THE BIG ONE TALLADEGA 2009

The Big One came late at Talladega on Sunday and Kurt Busch and Mark Martin got the worst of it. Martin, who came into the race determined not to worry about his luck at the superspeedway, was flipped down the track through no fault of his own. He was clearly frustrated following the race. Probably because the word "race" only loosely describes what happened on the track Sunday. Also, Jimmie Johnson might be the luckiest bastard on earth. Watch where he was when The Big One went dow ...

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RYAN NEWMAN TALLADEGA CRASH

Ryan Newman was involved in an ugly crash with five laps to go at the AMP Energy 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday. After contact with teammate Tony Stewart, Newman's car went airborne, flipped and landed on the hood of Kevin Harvick's car. Newman's No. 39 Chevrolet spun several times before settling on its roof. The driver had to be cut out of the car. He emerged dazed, but otherwise uninjured. Video below.  Last spring at Talladega, Carl Edwards' car went airborne and landed on ...

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TALLADEGA CRASH VIDEOS

Talladega Superspeedway has been a source of controversy since it played host to its first race in 1969. On the eve of the inaugural Talladega 500, 37 drivers led by Richard Petty left the track, leaving Big Bill France to scramble and fill the starting spots with a motley assortment of drivers. The reason for the boycott? Both Goodyear and Firestone had failed to develop a tire that could handle the near-200 mph speeds of the massive Alabama tri-oval. Tires were disintegrating into spaghetti st ...

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MARTINSVILLE CRASH VIDEOS

Get ready for some short track "beatin' and bangin'" as the Sprint Cup Series barges into Martinsville Speedway for this weekend's Tums Fast Relief 500.  The half-mile paperclip-shaped track has a long and storied history of doling out vigorous spankings to both rookies and veterans alike. Check out the videos we've collected after the jump. 2006 track-blocker1957 convertible raceCrash starts at 1:25. Great clip even if there isn't any sound.Rudd and Schrader mash each other 19 ...

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CHARLOTTE CRASHES

 The Sprint Cup returns to Lowe's Motor Speedway for the fifth race of the Chase this weekend.  The 1.5 mile oval has taught many drivers an ugly lesson in humility, as evidenced by the videos after the jump.  Dale Jarrett and Gene Glover crash in the Sportsman series 1980Mike Skinner VERY nasty wall impact and flip 2009Check out the photo sequence below of this hairy crash 'The Winston' incredible finish 1992Some bonehead spins Mark Martin 2006Cool in-car footage: Martin maneu ...

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PEPSI 500 CRASHES

Auto Club Speedway certainly makes for some boring racing, but when things go wrong, they go crazy wrong. On Sunday all four Richard Petty Motorsports cars were involved in the same wreck, Denny Hamlin's title hopes went bye-bye and Kasey Kahne and Greg Biffle went off-roading - and they didn't even invite Robby Gordon. The bastards. All four RPM cars wreckDenny Hamlin spun on restartKahne and Biffle go off-roading thanks to Kurt Busch; spectator videoBusch-Kahne-Biffle wreckRelated links:Log ...

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CALIFORNIA CRASH VIDEOS

The Sprint Cup makes its second stop of the season at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., for this weekend's Pepsi 500.  Since playing host to its first race in 1997, this two-mile oval has given fans a great deal of thrills, in spite of what you often hear.  If you need actual proof, check out the videos after the jump. Mike Skinner spins Brian Scott 2009Michael McDowell cooks out 2009Brad Keselowski hits HARD 20072007 Keselowski crash spectator videoBIG wreck 2008Related links: ...

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PRICE CHOPPER 400 CRASHES

Turn 2 played havoc with the field early in the Price Chopper 400 at Kansas Speedway. For the second straight week, Joey Logano had a tough go of it, although this week he did manage to avoid flipping his car eight times. Your FLOPPER leader, Paul Menard, also fell victim to the "tar of death" or whatever it was that made part of the Kansas track un-drivable. ...

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LOGANO DOVER CRASH

Joey Logano flipped seven times during a vicious wreck at the AAA 400 at Dover on Sunday. The accident was serious enough to cause his father Tom to run down from the stands to see his son in the infield care center. In a testament to the safety of NASCAR's Car of Tomorrow, Logano walked away under his own power. The rookie was treated and released and said he felt fine - just a little shaken - in an interview with ABC. The crash also collected Martin Truex Jr., Reed Sorenson and Robby Gordo ...

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