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Posted: May 08, 2017

WATCH: NASCAR wreck at Talladega Superspeedway triggers massive 16-car crash


WATCH: NASCAR wreck at Talladega Superspeedway triggers massive 16-car crash
Chase Elliott (24) get airborne as AJ Allmendinger (47) flips on the backstretch in a crash involving multiple drivers bringing out a red flag during the Camping World 500 auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Greg McWilliams)

By Matt Naham,


Things got interesting really quick Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama when A.J. Allmendinger bumped Chase Elliot during Lap 169 of the Geico 500 and set off a chain reaction involving at least 16 cars.

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It was a “Big One,” and it’s even more jarring in slow motion.

This is how Allmendinger’s car ended up:

As you can see, the soon-to-be-retired Dale Earnhardt Jr. barely missed getting involved:

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And how do you feel about that, sir?

As USA Today noted, Elliott initially accepted blame for the multi-car wreck but was told Allmendinger was at fault, and Allmendinger later passed that blame to Kevin Harvick.

No drivers were injured.

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