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Dozens of fans hurt in NASCAR crash

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Kyle Larson (32) goes airborne into the catch fence in a multi-car crash including Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88), Parker Kligerman (77), Justin Allgaier (31) and Brian Scott (2) during the final lap of  the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

At least 33 NASCAR fans were injured when a car flew into the fence at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, hurling a tire and large pieces of debris into the stands.

The accident happened on the last lap of the second-tier Nationwide Series race on the eve of Sunday’s Sprint Cup season-opening Daytona 500, which officials said would go on as scheduled.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Motor Sports | Read More »

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