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NASCAR to judge Blaney’s non-SAFER hit at Nashville

NASCAR to judge Blaney’s non-SAFER hit at Nashville


NASCAR officers will consider Ryan Blaney’s crash at Nashville Superspeedway after his Workforce Penske Ford Mustang hit a wall that didn’t have a SAFER barrier.

“NASCAR security engineers work intently with security specialists on the implementation of boundaries across the observe,” an announcement learn. “As we do following each race weekend, we’ll consider all obtainable information and make any vital enhancements.”

Blaney crashed on lap 147 of the Ally 400 off an accordion impact on a restart. It began within the second row with Brad Keselowski, who acquired hit from behind when the sector launched.

As soon as Keselowski was out of form, the sector took evasive motion to the left and proper of the RFK Racing driver. Blaney, who was within the ninth row, was hit from behind by Kyle Busch and despatched spinning.

“The fellows behind me had a lot energy that they ran me over,” Keselowski mentioned. “I acquired an amazing launch, and there they go. I simply acquired run over. Acquired hit so arduous it actually knocked it out of drugs.

“They had been simply that a lot sooner. It’s irritating, however we acquired work to do.”

Blaney hit the within wall nostril first. Though he admitted the impression left him needing to catch his breath, he climbed from the automotive on his personal and was cleared from the infield care heart.

“I don’t actually know what occurred,” Blaney mentioned. “Somebody checked up on the restart, I suppose, and I type of checked up and acquired hit from behind. I didn’t know in the event that they had been wrecking, and simply couldn’t get it straightened out after I acquired out of the grass. I assumed I used to be going to come back again round, and that I’d be OK, nevertheless it simply by no means acquired again proper, and I don’t know why there’s no safer barrier there.

“That’s fairly ridiculous, actually — hardest hit I’ve ever had in my life, so blissful to be all proper. It sucks for the Pennzoil Ford Mustang. Stinks to go residence early.”



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