After winning the Daytona 500 it seemed like Dale, Jr. had his best chance at winning a championship since people cared about that NEXTEL chirp. Alas, David Gilliland whipped out the Dale-call a little early at Talladega, nudged Greg Biffle, who then hit Dale, Jr. and ended his chase.
A tight passing move by rookie Ricky Stenhouse led to a multi-car crash at Talladega today, sending Kurt Busch spinning and flipping and taking out Ryan Newman, Danica Patrick, and a bunch of others in the Aaron's 499.
SBNation's Spencer Hall, America's Tackling Dummy, raced six terrifying laps at Talladega and realized the competitors who do this for a living are "Completely. Barking. Mad." Carve out some time to read it all. You won't be disappointed. [SBNation]