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Video: All Three Big Ones From Monday’s Talladega NASCAR Cup Series Race

Wow. Monday’s 500 at Talladega Superspeedway was a wild crash fest. There were three large crashes, which swept up every Playoff contender in some shape or fashion.

The first one happened near the end of Stage 2, as Alex Bowman threw an errant block on Joey Logano:

A little later in the race, Logano was again in the center of a big crash. This time it was he and William Byron that made contact to trigger the second big crash of the day. The accident started after a hard shove from Kurt Busch sent Byron spinning:

The final big crash of the day came with just a few laps left and it was possibly the scariest crash of the day, as Brendan Gaughan, who had just taken the lead, went flying through the air:

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Toby is the Founder, Editor and go-to man for He is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, Toby is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award winning writer, and has followed NASCAR as a fan since 1993.

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