Who's really to blame for the big wreck at Daytona?
Even though Matt Kenseth won the rain- shortened Daytona 500, perhaps the biggest storyline in this year's "Great American Race" was the major wreck started by Brian Vickers and NASCAR's most popular driver, ...
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#1 Feb 18, 2009
I have first hand experience with this situation, and as the one who threw the BIG block, I came away feeling that I caused it all. I set it up,and the other guy was grasping for a piece of pavement. Jr. had 2 choices...#1 Stay down there and hope Vickers was going to stay on the gas and let him in before anything more than a fast seconds time had passed,( remember the turn was comeing up, and the apron doesn`t work in the turns at 180+)...#2 Get the hell back up on the track where its safer,"without delay". Jr. made the right choice,unfortunately Vickers had to get out of the gas as the result of HIS impact with Jr., and so the gap wasn`t open for Jr. to get back to safety,"ON TRACK". Vickers set the entire senario up. The reason you don`t hear 43 other drivers whining about this is,"in hind site they all know the truth from their own understandeing of FLAT APRON RACEING.
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