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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DAYTONA CRASHES PART ONE

As we head back to Daytona for the Coke Zero 400 this weekend, we've got a special treat for you - a double dose of fender-banging, debris-scattering, tire-bouncing mash-ups from the world center of speed. 37-car pileup 1960 You have to wait until 1:50 to get to the action, but it is a highly entertaining video - especially all those dubbed crash sounds.Geoff Bodine creams a station wagon 1981Davey Allison rolls over and keeps driving 1989Dale Junior gets a lift 1998Huge Nationwide pileup 199 ...

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LENOX INDUSTRIAL TOOLS 301 CRASHES

The Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway was the scene of a big one on Sunday. Dale Earnhardt Jr. spun his wheels on this restart, causing a chain reaction that involved Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Jamie McMurray, Kevin Harvick, Jeff Burton, Casey Mears, David Reutimann, Brian Vickers and David Ragan.The next video is a very close shot from the stands posted by YouTuber saracheney.    Spectator view from YouTuber landstuhltaylor.   And here's the h ...

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NEW HAMPSHIRE CRASHES

The Sprint Cup visits Loudon, N.H., this Sunday for the Lenox Industrial Tools 301, which means it's time for our weekly smash-up flashback. Dale Jr. gets stuffed by Jamie McMurray 2008 Be sure to watch this clip at 1:20 for Junior's onboard video.Dennis Setzer gets pounded by the wall and his competitors Kyle Busch eats it 2006Nothing special about this wreck other than it's Kyle Busch getting his day ruined. Don't blame us - we're just giving the fans what they want, and people love to see ...

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TOYOTA/SAVEMART 350 CRASHES

Sunday's race at Infineon Raceway was not short on accidents, but it was short on spectacular accidents.  Nobody went airborne or flipped, but a lot of drivers' days were ruined.Kyle Busch and Sam Hornish get together Jimmie Johnson spins Kurt Busch Road racing 'expert' takes out two cars and drives away Boris Said was a busy man today.  Check out the video below at :15 to hear a conversation between Said and his crew chief.Related links:NASCAR Mexico driver killed in crashSonoma ...

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SONOMA CRASHES

Ah, Sonoma...  wine country.  Also known as whine country, because a lot of drivers just don't like road courses, and these crash videos from Sonoma/Sears Point/Infineon/Whatever show us why. Harvick takes out three cars 2008 Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashes Corvette CR5, 2005 Steve Park flips 1999 Ken Schrader also flips, 1999 ... and in the same spot, too.  The safety workers had probably just finished stacking those 18,000 tires up again.John Krebs and Derrike Cope crash, Kreb ...

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MICHIGAN SPEEDWAY CRASHES

Because of the number of races it has hosted, and the speeds produced by the track, Michigan International Speedway, location of this week's LifeLock 400, has been the site of driver and fan deaths and many violent on-track collisions. Johnny Benson flips 1993 Robby Gordon wreck 2004   Worst Michigan wrecks   Al Unser Jr.-Chip Ganassi CART crash 1984 Ganassi suffered multiple head and body injuries during this crash that effectively ended his driving c ...

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