Found November 17, 2013 on
It's Always Sunny in Detroit:
via YouTube We have all seen nasty wrecks during NASCAR races. We have all seen nasty fires during NASCAR races. But I, for one, have never seen a tire explode with a half dozen guys crouched around a car on pit road. That was the scene as Paul Menard pulled into pit road as flames started coming out of the rear of his vehicle with 37 laps to go in Sunday’s Ford Ecoboost 300. Pit crew members were trying to put out the flames when the tire blew. No crew members were injured, miraculously. Here’s a fun fact for when tires explode. There is lots and lots and lots of smoke – and probably some nasty rubber smell.
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In less than 40 laps, Paul Menard's solid performance ended with a bang at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday.
Menard, who qualified 12th, ran among the top 10 for most of the Ford EcoBoost 400 until the restart on Lap 194 jumbled the field. Menard plowed into the back of Jimmie Johnson as the front-runners checked up, resulting in right rear damage on the No. 27 Chevy and eventually...
Homestead, Fla. What a scary incident towards the end of today’s Ford EcoBoost 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Paul Menard suffered damage on a restart with just under 100 laps-to-go and had to pit with bringing out the caution on Lap 205. They thought they had his No. 27 Menard’s Chevrolet repaired but something broke under his car in the...