You hate to see this, as several little underdog teams were impacted, but Jeffrey Earnhardt made contact with his JD Motorsports teammate BJ McLeod, which sent McLeod into the wall and back across the track where he was collected hard by Vinnie Miller.
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— #NASCARPlayoffs on NBC (@NASCARonNBC) September 18, 2020
Tommy Joe Martins, another underdog driver, was swept up in the crash as well.
Bristol Motor Speedway tweeted a photo of the damage incurred by McLeod’s No. 6 car. Luckily, McLeod was able to walk away from the hard crash.
— BristolMotorSpeedway (@BMSupdates) September 18, 2020
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