Bristol Motor Speedway is one of Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s best race tracks, but he has had both trips at the 0.533-mile track ended early in 2020. The latest crash came after contact with Jimmie Johnson on lap 27.
Ricky @StenhouseJr's night ends early.
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Stenhouse was on the inside looking to pass Johnson for position, when Johnson made contact with Stenhouse while trying to thread the needle between a lapped car. Stenhouse crashed hard into the inside wall and his car erupted into flames.
Luckily, Stenhouse walked away under his own power.
Stenhouse’s run in the spring Bristol race also ended due to an incident involving Johnson, here is the crash that ended Stenhouse’s day back in May:
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