Sunday, June 4, 2023

Video: Nine Car Crash Erupts With Harrison Burton Spin on Lap 24 at Talladega

Harrison Burton Talladega crash 2022 YellaWood 500
Harrison Burton got turned off the front bumper of Ricky Stenhouse Jr. on lap 24 to trigger a nine-car crash at Talladega Superspeedway. Screengrab from NBC broadcast.

The mini-big one hit early in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series YellaWood 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, when Harrison Burton, who was running 12th at the time, went for a spin off the front bumper of Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s No. 47 car on Lap 24.

As Burton went sliding uncontrolled near the front of the field, numerous cars, including some Playoff contenders, piled in.

Here is the video of the incident:

The Playoff drivers involved in this crash were Austin Cindric and Joey Logano, who received slight damage. Meanwhile, Bubba Wallace, who is driving the No. 45, which is in the NASCAR Cup Series Owner’s Championship Playoffs was also involved slightly.

In all, nine cars were collected in this first crash of the race.

The full list of the drivers involved included:

No. 2 – Austin Cindric
No. 21 – Harrison Burton
No. 22 – Joey Logano
No. 23 – Ty Gibbs
No. 31 – Justin Haley
No. 45 – Bubba Wallace
No. 47 – Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
No. 48 – Noah Gragson
No. 62 – Justin Allgaier

Toby Christie
Toby Christie
Toby is the Founder, and Editor-in-Chief of Toby is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, he is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award-winning writer, and has followed the sport as a fan since 1993.

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