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NASCAR At Talladega: Joey Logano Wins Nationwide Race, Eric McClure Airlifted After Crash

Joey Logano passed Kyle Busch out of the trioval and nipped his Sprint Cup teammate to win Saturday's Aaron's 312 Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superpeedway. Busch, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Cole Whitt, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. completed the top-five.

Logano's win is overshadowed by a horrifying accident on the first green-white-checkered attempt of the race when Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, and Michael Annett came together as they raced for the third position. In the stack up, Eric McClure's Toyota shot across the track slammed the inside wall - thankfully covered by a SAFER Barrier - nearly head on.

McClure remained in his car for several minutes before the roof was cut off the car and he was carried on a stretcher to a waiting ambulance. McClure was then airlifted from the track to a hospital in Birmingham. NASCAR officials informed ABC Sports' broadcast team that McClure was talking with the safety workers before being removed from the car, but they had no further update on his condition.

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.