Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/20/14
A multicar crash during the first major drafting session for the 2013 Daytona 500 occurred less than an hour into the Friday afternoon testing session. The wreck began when Dale Earnhardt Jr. bumped Marcos Ambrose from behind and initially collected Jamie McMurray, Aric Almirola and Brad Keselowski. "I didn't see anything," said Keselowski, who was drafting in the 18-car pack. "I saw cars smoking and wrecked in front of me. I think I ran into the back of the 43 (of Aric Almirola), and someone ran into the back of me. That's just the way this deal is. It's unfortunate, but sometimes you've got to wreck 'em to learn." Other drivers involved in the incident included Joey Logano, Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon, Regan Smith and Kasey Kahne. McMurray and Ambrose were evaluated and released from the infield care center. Keselowski seemed to see the incident as somewhat inevitable. "The sport is rewinding," he said. "That's an important thing to say, because the sport advanced to where we ...
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