Originally written on Low Brow Sports  |  Last updated 9/1/14

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JANUARY 16: Kurt Busch speaks with the media during NASCAR Preseason Thunder Fan Fest at Daytona International Speedway on January 16, 2010 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images)
15 laps before the finish of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville, Kurt Busch spun around after bumping David Gilliland. “Something happened with the brakes,” Busch said via Yahoo! Sports. “The pedal felt spongy going into three and four and I gave it a courtesy pump and it came to. I go down the front straightaway and gave it another courtesy pump and it went straight to the floor. Something failed with it and I just turned it to the right and fenced it instead of running head on into the fence.” As the car burst into flames, Busch quickly pulled the in-car fire extinguisher trigger…
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