definitely, the rainstorm didn't arrive unless long after the race became over despite threatening skies.
With rain in the area, drivers and teams idea they may be racing to the midway point of the race.
Thirty-five of 40 cars have been worried in accidents Sunday. Headed to the checkered flag without any one to dispute his lead, Keselowski didn't get to the finish line before a caution ended the race early as bedlam erupted in the back of him.
"Racing has at all times been that steadiness of daredevils and chess gamers, this has all the time been extra of a daredevil-classification tune, " said Keselowski. "Very, very proud and extremely joyful nowadays". "I in fact have no idea why we're bumping and pushing and every little thing else, because these automobiles, they go slower in case you push. however I consider some accidents right here and there, we might now not want to cheer about it, nevertheless it's part of our sport and always has been part of vehicl e racing". "i'm thankful for that".
Trevor Bayne, sopping wet in sweat with beads of perspiration clinging to his forehead, wandered off pit highway after Sunday's Talladega Superspeedway race and smiled. He said he "just wasn't within the correct place at the correct time" and wasn't sure there was the rest he might have finished to exchange the eventual result. Then he become amassed in a spoil with Carl Edwards.
by means of having an unobstructed view at the entrance, Keselowski may were the most effective person at the 2.66-mile raceway who didn't must watch the trailing melee.
Keselowski became the fourth driver to claim two wins simply 10 races into the season.
"When i was more youthful I used to get upset about how I entire and what came about right here, but I do not anymore".
"We had been just accessible riding around and something broke on the 19 and he got here up into us and we were just out there chilling out, having enjoyable", stated Jr. "I have no idea why it's". "I suppose it's particular below the circumstances and under that level of adversity".
In some ways, Keselowski is making up for misplaced time.
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"no longer tons", is never nothing, this when the next race is at Kansas-the website of the tinder that sparked Kenseth's revenge.
it's under no circumstances easy winning at Talladega.
O'Donnell also addressed the handful of multicar crashes in Sunday's 500-miler that resulted in automobiles leaving the ground.
NASCAR has been pack-racing at Talladega and Daytona for a long time now and crash-crammed races like Sunday's nevertheless take place. "There turned into hearth on the internal of the car". Rookie Chris Buescher was the first, his Ford barrel-rolling down the again straight, seemingly weightless.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s steerage wheel popped off on the backstretch - at 200 miles per hour midway in the race.
"I hate it", Busch observed. And it be now not just drivers who are in danger, however fanatics. The team Penske driver won for the fourth time at Talladega below caution as the field wrecked at the back of him, f ormer series champion Kevin Harvick sliding up the song on his side. it's hard to handle one's own destiny.
That become the safest and wisest location for him. one of the most "massive" ones grew to become Matt Kenseth upside-down. and shortly. earlier than someone is rarely in a position to stroll away like Buescher, Kenseth and Patrick did Sunday. "there's individuals nevertheless paying to take a seat within the stands, there's sponsors nonetheless on the automobiles, drivers still inclined to get in them". Danica Patrick took a nice lick as well by way of the interior wall. Her auto caught on hearth because of the affect and the foot pedals had been deranged.
cars may still no longer be going airborne anymore. each ultimately had been cleared, youngsters Patrick complained of pain in a single of her fingers and one in all her legs, and underwent X-rays as a precaution.
"My chest", she stated, "remains symmetrical". It become extra comedian aid relative to other harrowing incidents. "He simply flew up the song into us".
Already inherently unsafe, racing does not need to be made more so with the aid of artificially ability where drivers should include their neatly-being because of NASCAR's inability to satisfactorily tackle the subject.