Dale Jr. & family survive plane crash

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  1. ChexOrWrex

    ChexOrWrex Ya gotta wanna

  2. Johali

    Johali Team Owner Contributor

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  3. superchuck500

    superchuck500 Team Owner

    Scary images. So glad everyone is okay

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  4. superchuck500

    superchuck500 Team Owner

    Just noticed that the plane's tail number is N8JR.

    Pretty cool. Well, not now, it's a very large insurance claim.
  5. Go Panthers

    Go Panthers Team Owner

    good lord.....thank god everyone is ok.
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  6. Blaze

    Blaze Midnight Rider

    So so glad they are okay. At first I just saw another story about the crash and was really worried.
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  7. superchuck500

    superchuck500 Team Owner

    Confirmation they're okay from Kelley

  8. superchuck500

    superchuck500 Team Owner

    Apparently it landed but skidded off the runway. Likely too much speed or some kind of equipment failure.
  9. machinistman3

    machinistman3 Team Owner

    Apparently the family was involved in a crash. All were taken to hospital for further evaluation.Everybody is ok according to reports.
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2019
  10. Mr. Gregory

    Mr. Gregory Mon Laferte

    That's pretty scary. Just another reminder that tomorrow's not promised to anyone, and you never know when it's gonna be your time. I'm really glad that it wasn't Dale Jr.'s and his family's time.
  11. ToyYoda

    ToyYoda Team Owner Contributor

    Glad they’re OK, I flashed back to the Kulwicki crash when I saw the headline earlier, as that was also in Eastern TN leading up to a Bristol race. Thank God this was a different outcome.
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  12. be9ak7ts16

    be9ak7ts16 Johali Lives

    Just saw this and caught the end of it. Glad they are ok.

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  13. sdj

    sdj Just a race fan

    Sure pray all are well.
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  14. Tumbleweed

    Tumbleweed Team Owner

    That looks pretty nasty. I'm sure glad they all made it out OK.
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  15. kkfan91

    kkfan91 Taking a 10-200

    Glad they are safe very fortunate
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  16. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Plank Owner Contributor

    Same here. Got the shivers and shakes.
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  17. JBone88

    JBone88 JR Nation's last ride

    Jesus H. Christ. Thank god everyone’s okay.
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  18. aunty dive

    aunty dive Team Owner

    Burnt to the ground.

    I'm glad they survived ... they're more than fortunate.
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  19. jws926

    jws926 I need to think of something new for here

    If I am Jr, I am driving back home after the race:(

    So very happy to hear that everyone is ok .
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  20. machinistman3

    machinistman3 Team Owner

    Unreal. He had his pilot on his last podcast. I am so happy everybody is safe.
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  21. superchuck500

    superchuck500 Team Owner

    Next week's will be interesting for sure!
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  22. sky

    sky Zombie Zoom LLC

    Wow the headline almost tore my heart out until I read the rest of it. I swear his father is still looking out for him in some way.
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  23. pjmolo

    pjmolo Director of driver attitude adjustments . . .

    When I heard that Junior's plane crashed my heart sank like a rock thinking of the Kulwicki and Hendrick plane crashes.

    Just hope all is well with them.
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  24. Pat

    Pat Team Owner

    And the thing caught on fire!!! :eek:
  25. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Plank Owner Contributor

    From the picture, it looks like the most intense flames were at the rear and burned forward. That would give passengers and pilots time to get out.
    Thank goodness all are OK.
  26. Pat

    Pat Team Owner

    He's had that plane for a long time.
  27. donthaveanickname

    donthaveanickname Team Owner

    They were incredibly fortunate.
    So glad they're okay.
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  28. DIDIT

    DIDIT Old School Fan

    You don't think about it but our lives can be taken in a moment. This is about as good as news as possible regarding the crash.
  29. DUN24

    DUN24 Skeptical of the Spectacle

    Terrifying. I constantly worry about the amount of air travel these people use. So glad they are ok.
  30. ahudsonman

    ahudsonman Team Owner

    The NASCAR community, including all of us, dodged a big one today.
    Just the thought of what might have been, is devastating.
    Thank God all survived!
  31. My heart nearly skipped a beat when I first read the headline. Thank god Jr and his family are alright. His dad was watching over him today
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  32. JohnHill

    JohnHill member of Who Dat Nation

    Wow. That is a scary looking image. So glad everyone is ok after that.
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  33. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Plank Owner Contributor

  34. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Plank Owner Contributor

    Bob Pockrass

    Not a great photo but appears DaleJr has arrived at the track. WCYB reporter had followed from the hospital to the track ...

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  35. LARRY

    LARRY Stages! Stages! We don't need no stinking stages!!

    Not enough downforce.
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  36. kkfan91

    kkfan91 Taking a 10-200

    They were all fortunate today
  37. 2019PensekeFan

    2019PensekeFan Team Owner

    Without a doubt, God was watching over Dale Jr and his family today.
  38. harkin

    harkin SoCal Race Fan

    Wow - a story about a NASCAR figure in a plane crash with a good ending.

    First time since Jack Roush mebbe.
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  39. ReturnTrip

    ReturnTrip Team Owner

    Thank goodness, that could have been a punch in the gut.
  40. TexasRaceLady

    TexasRaceLady Plank Owner Contributor

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