Will NASCAR Flips Continue Until “Someone Dies”?

As we mentioned yesterday right after it happened, Carl Edwards had a horrific crash on the final lap of the Aaron’s 499 NASCAR race at Talladega, as he clipped the front of Brad Keselowski’s car while attempt to block a potentially race winning crash. The unheralded Keselowski went on to take the win, while Edwards went tumbling onto Ryan Newman’s roof before nearly hurtling into the crowd.

Carl Edwards flips at Talladega

While Edwards was fortunate enough to walk away unscathed - pulling a Ricky Bobby and running the last few hundred feet to the finish line - some fans were not, and we now know just how dangerous things were. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS says that seven fans suffered minor injuries after being hit with debris from both Edwards’ car and the catch fence that kept it out of the grandstand - including one woman with a possible broken jaw.

Video of the crash after the jump:

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Saban Searches For Ricky Bobby, Dines w/Packer

The NCAA recently passed a rule prohibiting coaches from contacting high school players during the spring evaluation period. So how’s a guy like Nick Saban going to occupy his time from mid-April to the end of May?

By hitting the links & hitting the track!

Ricky Bobby Talladega Nights Nick Saban

WIAT-TV in Birmingham chronicles the ‘Bama coach’s busy Tuesday. First, Saban shot a few holes with fellow coaches Steve Spurrier, Tommy Tuberville & Rich Rodriguez at the Chick-Fil-A Bowl Alma Mater tourney outside Atlanta. And what was Nick’s favorite part of the golf outing?

Would you believe dining with Billy Packer? Read more…