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  • Feb 25th 2013 at 10:58AM
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Things took a turn for the worse during this weekend's NASCAR events in Daytona when one of the race cars crashed into the fence that separates the track and the grandstands, injuring 33 fans in the process. In our original report, we included video of this horrifying incident from the TV crews' perspective, but just days later, a video direct from the grandstands has appeared on YouTube.

To recap, Kyle Larson's No. 32 was sent into the fence during Saturday's Nationwide Series race as the result of a multi-car crash that started when Regan Smith's car was turned sideways just before coming into the checkered flag. Larson's car lost its entire front end, and the burning engine was wedged in a hole in the fence.

This fan video, however, shows just how much debris came flying into the stands, including items as large as a tire. Scroll down to watch the scary scene for yourself, though be aware, there are more than a couple Not Safe For Work explicit utterances in the video.

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      Richard Nygaard
      • 2 Years Ago
      if I get hit by a tire, I'm keeping it. Just like a foul ball.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Anyone else notice the camera man doesn't drop his beer...
        • 2 Years Ago
        He would've dropped it if that tire had come in one row in front of where it actually landed..
      • 2 Years Ago
      I thought NASCAR wasnt real racing?? I think this video begs to differ. Thats how close I sit at a track..... ohhh my.
      • 2 Years Ago
      oh silly rednecks and their crazy sports!
      • 2 Years Ago
      napcar, or rather its fans, are going to be a victim of its own creation sooner or later. there is such a thing as the cars being "too safe" for the drivers, in that there's just no deterrence or consequence for drivers to bash the snot out of each other and pit each other into the wall. unfortunately, it puts the spectators at risk. it seems that almost every race nowadays features a purposeful wreck like what we saw on saturday; while saturday was a freak event, the probability of it happening again but even worse doesn't decrease, but it increases.
      • 2 Years Ago
      wow. dude has a tire impaled in his chest and some other dude (drunk, dumb, or both) asks him repeatedly 'are you alright?'. smart.
        • 2 Years Ago
      • 2 Years Ago
      The tire in the seats reminds me of one of those Final Destination films. If it had been more rim than tire I'd imagine there would have been casualties.
      • 2 Years Ago
      The only news people care about in this sport are crashes. I can't help but think NASCAR is pleased with the media attention this brings.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Cue NASCAR take-down notice in 3...2...
        • 2 Years Ago
        Why could NASCAR get it taken down? Private video, no NASCAR claim. That's not to say YouTube wouldn't cave, but WTF?
          • 2 Years Ago
          Take a look on the back of any NASCAR ticket... they own everything and anything that happens inside the venue, including any video or photo said ticket-holder takes.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Wow, imagine if those idiots had to deal with actual corners! What would happen then I wonder.
        • 2 Years Ago
        I\'d imagine they would be going a lot slower and damage would be a lot easier to contain.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Getting hit by NASCAR debris is a redneck PAYDAY.
      Sir Duke
      • 2 Years Ago
      Until NASCAR gets sued, these very preventable pileups will continue to occur. They want the cars racing (if you want to call it that) in a tight bunch. The restrictor plates make the cars more equal that they would be if the guy with the better car was allowed get out and actually drive away from the pack.
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