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Dale Jr.: 'I didn't check' steering wheel at 'Dega
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MOORESVILLE — Barely 50 laps had been completed when Dale Earnhardt Jr., his team and his No. 88 Chevrolet were found in the garage Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. Repairs to fix the damaged entry, which had unexpectedly swung around and …

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NASCAR's Talladega wreckfest comes at a price
www.journaltribune.com

Nobody needs to be reminded that racing is inherently dangerous. We all know drivers assume the risks. It's understood that no one forces a driver to compete. That shoulder-shrug approach doesn't make the scorecard from Sunday's race at Talladega …

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NASCAR: Talladega wreck-fest comes at a price
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TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Nobody needs to be reminded that racing is inherently dangerous. We all know drivers assume the risks. It's understood that no one forces a driver to compete. That shoulder-shrug approach doesn't make the scorecard from …

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Commentary: Wreckfest signals need for change in NASCAR
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O'Donnell said the new collaboration gives NASCAR a new “ability to work with the race teams and their top engineers” on how to keep cars on the track. Kyle Busch, who broke his leg and foot in a crash at Daytona last year, said after his second-place …

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Column | NASCAR's Talladega wreck-fast comes at a price
pilotonline.com

“We never want to see cars get up in the air,” Steve O'Donnell, NASCAR's chief racing development officer, said. Improved communication between NASCAR, owners and drivers should lead to solutions. O'Donnell said the new collaboration gives NASCAR a …

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NASCAR Drivers Fortunate to Leave Crash-Filled Talladega Without Catastrophe
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According to NASCAR's post-race results, 37 of the 40 cars that started were involved in at least one crash. The exceptions were those piloted by Keselowski, fifth-place finisher Chase Elliott and Trevor Bayne in 10th. The race was marred by seven …

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Bruce: Few unscathed, fewer clear fixes for Talladega turmoil
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Multicar crashes certainly aren't anything new at Talladega; the 2.66-mile track has been the site of such incidents almost from the very day the track hosted its first NASCAR-sanctioned race back in 1969. As Sunday's race wore on, the number of cars …

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NASCAR: Keselowski wins crazy Talladega crash-fest
dcourier.com

NASCAR's box score showed 35 of the 40 cars were involved in some sort of accident. Only 21 of the 40 cars finished on the lead lap, and 12 cars were ruled out of the race. Second-place finisher Kyle Busch said he looked in his rearview mirror at one …

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33 of 43 NASCAR drivers involved in crashes Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway
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TALLADEGA, AL (WBRC) -. Sunday's Geico 500 race at Talladega Superspeedway was one for the books as 33 of the 43 drivers were involved in some kind of crash. The crash-frenzy race had eight wrecks, including four big ones. Brad Keselowski in the No.

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John Bazemore / AP
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This, of course, goes back to last season when Logano took Kenseth out of a late-season race at Kansas and Kenseth executed his payback two weeks later at Martinsville. NASCAR took a very dim view of the retaliation and suspended Kenseth for two races …

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Ty Dillon subs in for Stewart in Talladega
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Dillon, a NASCAR XFINITY Series regular with 12 Sprint Cup starts, drove the No. 14 in Saturday's Coors Light Pole Qualifying to the 14th starting spot. Stewart started Sunday's 500-miler, dropping to the rear of the 40-car field before the green flag …

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