From the legendary fist fight after the first Daytona 500, to Dale Earnhardt Sr.'s fatal crash in 2001, here are NASCAR's most gripping events ever.
No other sport has the suspense of potential disaster like auto racing. In NASCAR, every lap is dangerous — the slightest twitch from a driver can cause six-figure damage to the car, and injury or death to himself, other racers, and spectators. Talk about intense. And you don’t have to look far off the track to find more drama: NASCAR culture is basically a mix of petty high school politics and the organized disarray of a traveling circus. Here then, are the 10 most dramatic moments in NASCAR history.
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