Series Returns To Scene Of Last Year’s Wild Night

Last year’s spring Richmond race was quite eventful, with several drivers getting together — most notably the incident between Dale Earnhardt Jr and Kyle Busch, which costed both a chance to win.

See the incidents here.

Note: Some of the videos may no longer work.


Edwards Gets Spun, Goes Airborne On Last Lap Of Aaron’s 499

Coming to the finish line in the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, Carl Edwards tried to block Brad Keselowski, and the two made contact.

Edwards spun, then his rear wheels lifted off the ground. Ryan Newman plowed into Edwards, sending him airborne into the catchfence.

Kenseth, Gordon Get Together in Aaron’s 499

Matt Kenseth and Jeff Gordon get together in the Aaron’s 499 from Talladega Superspeedway, causing a big wreck:

Kenseth Flips During Aaron’s 312

In the closing laps of the Aarons 312 at Talladega Superspeedway,  Kyle Busch jumped out of line to start a run on the outside.

Matt Kenseth attempted to go with him, but was unable to. He tried to tuck back in line in front of his teammate David Ragan. Ragan bumped Kenseth, sending him spinning.

Kenseth’s car slid sideways before flipping down the front stretch.

Logano Bumps Waltrip Sending Him Spinning

During the Aarons 312 at Talladega Superspeedway, Michael Waltrip, who was a lap down, got a bump from Joey Logano, which sent Waltrip across the nose of Clint Bowyer.

Waltrip hit the wall and Bowyer spun. The two made contact a few more times before their cars came to a rest.

Mears Speaks About Earnhardt Jr, Incident

Following the incident during the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway between Dale Earnhardt Jr and Casey Mears, Mears said:

I didn’t mean to get together with Dale Jr. I think he was trying to save fuel and make it to the end without stopping and I wheel-hopped the car getting into the corner and ended up making contact with him. I guess he was a little bent out of shape about it because he spun me out after the checkered flag.

Jr did not speak about the wreck.

Neither driver was called to the NASCAR hauler, and no penalties are expected.


Earnhardt Jr, Mears Incident From Subway Fresh Fit 500

At the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, after a pit gamble didn’t pay off, Dale Earnhardt Jr was dropping back in the field. Casey Mears got into him, and Jr spun and hit the wall. Jr sustained damage, but was able to continue. He finished 31st.

On the cool down lap, Jr spun Mears, showing him his displeasure. As Jr headed to the garage, Mears caught up with him and bumped him several times.

See the full video here.

Or, just see the incident below: