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NASCAR race ends in spectacular 25-car pileup

By Stephen C. Webster
Monday, October 8, 2012 8:45 EDT
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Vehicles pileup at the Talladega Speedway on Sunday, October 7, 2012. Photo: Screenshot via YouTube.
 
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NASCAR champion Tony Stewart found himself upside-down and flying through the air on Sunday after he accidentally triggered a 25-car pileup on the last lap at the Talladega Superspeedway.

Somehow, driver Matt Kenseth ended up winning the race after narrowly avoiding the mayhem in the video below.

Even if NASCAR isn’t your thing, you’ve probably never seen this many vehicles wrecked at one time. Thankfully, nobody was injured.

The video below is from ESPN, broadcast Sunday, October 7, 2012.

Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster is the senior editor of Raw Story, and is based out of Austin, Texas. He previously worked as the associate editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, where he covered state politics and the peace movement’s resurgence at the start of the Iraq war. Webster has also contributed to publications such as True/Slant, Austin Monthly, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly, The News Connection and others. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenCWebster.
 
 
 
 
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