Found November 06, 2012 on Laugh At Sports: Yardbarker Blogger Network
PLAYERS: Kevin Harvick
Just when you thought that you had seen it all at a NASCAR race, this moment from last weekend's AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup race.Before the race began, a skydiver carrying a Texas flag was going to make a memorable entrance but ending up crashing into Kevin Harvick's car.Watch as a weighted bag on the bottom of the flag damages Kevin's driver side door:
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