RING OF FIRE: Inferno Erupts After Bizarre Wreck At Daytona 500 - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

RING OF FIRE: Inferno Erupts After Bizarre Wreck At Daytona 500

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM  - The Daytona 500 has been halted by a fiery explosion caused when Juan Pablo Montoya slammed into a jet dryer under caution.

It's the latest mess to hamper NASCAR's season-opening race.

Montoya was driving well behind the rest of the field when something on his car broke, and he started sliding out of control toward the truck, which holds 200 gallons of jet kerosene.

Montoya's No. 42 Chevrolet hammered the truck, setting off an explosion and sending fuel pouring onto the famed track.

Montoya got out unharmed, although he seemed to stagger around the infield grass. The driver of the truck had to be helped from the vehicle. click here to read the full article

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