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By: Toby Christie – Follow On Twitter @Tobalical
Last Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, Hendrick Motorsports looked to have it’s milestone 200th win all but wrapped up with Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. holding firmly onto the top-three positions with just three laps remaining.
However moments later the caution flag would fly, as David Reutimann’s No. 10 car would stall on the track. Reutimann had slowed considerably in the few laps heading up to his untimely breakdown, so much so that NASCAR had actually threw him a black flag for not meeting the minimum race pace.
This caution would lead to a green-white-checkered finish, and what ensued was chaos.
Immediately as the green flag came out Clint Bowyer through a block on Ryan Newman – who was trying to dive-bomb the field for the win – in doing so Bowyer himself dive-bombed the field and wiped out Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and himself with his wild move. Afte...