Unless you're a diehard NASCAR fan, there's a good chance that you didn't stay awake for the end of the Coke Zero 400. The race was delayed by rain last night and didn't finish up until early this morning. And while Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the race, all anyone can talk about this morning is the fiery crash that NASCAR driver Austin Dillon was involved in at the finish line.
In the clip above, you can see Dillon's car take flight, hit the catch fence, and then fall back down to the ground. There was smoke, there was fire, there was a moment of "HOLY $#@! WHAT IS HAPPENING HERE?" and then, amazingly, Dillon was able to get out of his car and give the thumbs up to the crowd to let everyone know he was OK. Several fans who were seated near the spot where Dillon hit the fence were reportedly injured, but it's incredible that this didn't end up being way worse.
Take a look at what the crowd saw when Dillon crashed here:
How did Dillon walk away from that unharmed?
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[via Barstool Sports]