Originally posted on Rubbings Racing  |  Last updated 8/10/14
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - On lap 56 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International all hell broke loose. Greg Biffle slipped slightly off track just in front of Ryan Newman’s No. 31 Chevrolet. When Biffle corrected his car back onto the racing surface, he had slowed slightly and he knocked Newman, who was running just behind him sideways. Newman spun and careened off the guard rail. Newman’s car which had been shredded to pieces spun across the track and was collected by Michael McDowell, who drives the No. 95 Ford Fusion for Leavine-Family Racing. Both drivers’ days are done, as the impact to the cars were severe to say the least. “I’m okay. It’s just the wrong place at the wrong time. From my standpoint, (Greg) Biffle jumped the curb and hit the splitter or something up on the curb and got out and got across the grass. And I probably could have given him a little bit more, but I tried to time it so I could shoot past but he slowed down when he got back on the race
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