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Huge shunt hits Talladega

The latest round of the NASCAR season at Talladega is affected late on by 'the big one'
The latest round of the NASCAR season at Talladega is affected late on by 'the big one'


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Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1/Office Depot Chevrolet, flips in the air after and incident with the field in the final lap of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 7, 2012 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, takes the chequered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron`s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron`s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama.  (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron`s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron`s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, David Ragan, driver of the #34 KFC Go Cup Ford, and Michael McDowell, driver of the #95 Jordan Truck Sales Ford, crash during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron`s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Penske Ford, spins ahead of Trevor Bayne in the #21 Wood Brothers Ford during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron`s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Paul Menard, driver of the #27 Richmond / Menard`s Chevrolet, Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, and Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, lead the field during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron`s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Brian Scott, driver of the #33 Shore Lodge Chevrolet, and Paul Menard, driver of the #27 Richmond / Menard`s Chevrolet, lead the field to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron`s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Brian Scott, driver of the #33 Whitetail Chevrolet SS won the Pole Saturday, May 3, 2014 for Sunday`s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Alabama. This was Scott`s first career pole in Sprint Cup competition. Chevrolet has 11 or the Top 12 starters for Sunday`s Talladega race. (Photo Credit: HHP/Rusty Jarrett for Chevrolet)
Elliott Sadler, driver of the #11 OneMain Financial Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron`s 312 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Elliott Sadler, driver of the #11 OneMain Financial Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron`s 312 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Elliott Sadler, driver of the #11 OneMain Financial Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron`s 312 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama.  (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Elliott Sadler, driver of the #11 OneMain Financial Toyota, takes the chequered flag to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron`s 312 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
A view of cars racing during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron`s 312 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama.  (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Sam Hornish Jr., driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, leads the field at the start of the NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron`s 312 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, leads a pack of cars during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron`s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama.  (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Brian Scott, driver of the #33 Shore Lodge Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole award after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron`s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)

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shaken - Unregistered

October 11, 2012 12:51 AM

Holy Mackerel! That must've happened at about 200mph. Strange but those drivers are better protected than IndyCar drivers (Very, very lucky there was no Dan Wheldon-RIP) due to the chain reaction crash. Of course, a few (if not all) those Nascar drivers will be nursing sore backs.



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