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NASCAR Drivers Fortunate to Leave Crash-Filled Talladega Without Catastrophe

Most NASCAR fans sternly insist they do not enjoy crashes, and they earnestly wring their hands as they pore over one replay of one cataclysmic melee after another. Brad Keselowski, 32, escaped the mayhem to win Sunday's GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. The key was running at or near the front all day long. He has won four of his 15 Sprint Cup races at the 2.66-mile ring of horrors. By comparison, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has won six out of 33. "It did seem like somewhat of a survival race," the winning crew chief, Paul Wolfe, said, "as we saw a lot of what I would consider some of the top or faster cars get caught up in wrecks." Wolfe's analysis was a bit on the understated side. According to NASCAR's post-race results, 37 of the 40 cars ...

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