Daytona 500 Results and Updates


Myatt Snider was uninjured in a violent crash on the final lap of the Xfinity Series season-opening race Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway.

Snider hit the outside wall, crashing as the drivers maneuvered into position on the back stretch. Another car slammed into him, sending his car flying and landing on the catch fence, the cables slicing pieces and pieces from his car. Snider immediately reported that he was fine and got out of the car.

Snider had what he said was a left foot injury and expected to be able to race next week at Auto Club Speedway, saying he was “extremely lucky to be as good as I am. “.

Michael Jordan, now NASCAR team owner, had a ringside seat alongside driver Bubba Wallace, who will drive the Daytona 500 on Sunday. (The stands were removed from the back row after a number of fans were injured in wrecks in 2013 and 2015.)

It was a little too close for the comfort of Wallace, who drives for Jordan’s team and tweeted, “Crazy wreckage right in front of us. Scary stuff.

“I’m just glad none of this affected you,” Snider tweeted in response to Wallace.

Snider’s engine blew up and was hit by Matt Mills’ car.

“It’s the last lap and everyone is doing their best to push as hard as they can, and I’m trying to keep as much momentum as possible,” Snider told reporters after being examined at the care center on field. “I felt a push and then I started to feel the car turn right and I was like, ‘Damn. I might be here for a ride here. Sure enough, I was.

As he turned to the back he said: “I started to see the circuit and I was like, ‘Hmm, it’s getting better as it goes. I think what happened was the left-back started yawing towards the fence and then the fence grabbed him and that’s what really started to tear everything apart.

Austin Hill passed AJ Allmendinger on the final right lap, winning the race just as the crash took place.


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