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Brian Vickers collects Earnhardt, Harvick and more in Sprint Unlimited crash


during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 13, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Jared C. Tilton

The Sprint Unlimited was two laps from its competition caution on Lap 25 when Brian Vickers triggered a multi-car wreck to bring out the second caution of the 75-lap event.

Vickers, in his first Sprint Cup competition since race four of the 2015 season and replacing an injured Tony Stewart, got loose in Turn 1 on Lap 23. The No. 14 bounced off the right side of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Noo. 88, which sent a cloud of blue protective foam flying over the field.

Vickers then shot up the track and collected three-time Unlimited winner Kevin Harvick and slid back down, where he made contact with Clint Bowyer.

“I just saw the 14 have a flat tire for a long ways down the straightaway and he just spun out and I hit him,” Harvick told Fox. “I guess if you’re going to wreck, tonight’s the night to wreck.”

Also listed in the crash were Greg Biffle, Kurt Busch and AJ Allmendinger.