The Daytona 500 got underway on time on Sunday, less than 24 hours after more than 30 NASCAR fans were injured when a crash tore apart a safety catch and sent car parts flying into the grandstand.
FOX News Radio’s Marghiee “Trackside” Teshineh reports:
At Daytona, on the final restart of Saturday’s Nationwide race, fans got to see:
(Race Play-by-Play) “Tony Stewart is going to win this race…and a terrible crash coming to the finish.”
…The final call on ESPN.
The crash involving multiple cars, including the #32 driven by Kyle Larson. Part of Larson’s car, including the engine and a tire, piercing a fence and winding up in the stands. After the race, winner Tony Stewart was visibly shaken.
(Stewart) “As much as we want to celebrate right now, and as much as this is a big deal to us, I’m more worried about the drivers and the fans that are in the stands right now.”
Larson walked away from the crash unhurt.
Marghiee Teshineh, FOX News Radio.