NASCAR wreck at Daytona Speedway leaves fans with injuries
Yahoo Sports: At least 6 spectators were injured after a crash on the final lap of the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway sent debris into the crowd.
Driver Kyle Larson’s car went flying into the spectator fence. Larson walked away without any injuries.
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Photo: Kyle Larson, driver of the #32 Clorox Chevrolet is involved in an incident at the finish of the NASCAR Nationwide Series DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 23, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (Chris Graythen / Getty Images)
We’ve seen crashes like this in racing events in the past, and as the image above shows, this was the feared worst-case scenario — a car goes airborne as it’s right up against the partition between the track and the vulnerable fans. Our fondest thoughts and well-wishes to those injured, as well as horrified by this event.