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Tonight’s rain-delayed Coke Zero 400 at Daytona ended in a win for Dale Earnhardt Jr. but a terrifying finish for Austin Dillon, whose car ended upside down after tearing into the catch fence as the “big one” resulted in injuries to at least three spectators but, amazingly, no drivers. Here’s video taken by a fan who saw it up close:


Earnhardt’s father died on that same track 14 years ago, and both fans and announcers feared the worst when seeing the destruction caused to Dillon’s #3 Chevy. Fans were also injured at Daytona two years ago when Kyle Larson’s car tore through the catch fence.



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