Anarchy at Daytona as the Nationwide race ends. (Getty Images)
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Two Daytona races, two wreck-filled fiestas. And one fat controversy before the Sprint Cup season even begins: How soon is too soon, or too late, to throw the caution flag?
In the closing turns of the Drive4COPD 300, Kyle and Kurt Busch were paired up on the low line, with Joey Logano and Trevor Bayne linked up next to them. On the high line, Tony Stewart began to make a run, and that's where the race's final troubles began.
Logano apparently tried to go up the track to block Stewart, setting off a chain reaction of events that took out most of the big names remaining in the field. It marked the third wreck that involved cars in the double figures, and presaged a difficult day of racing at the Daytona 500.
Several of the affected drivers took to Twitter to vent their frustrations, while others shook their heads at the carnage.
"Man, I had it won," Logano said. "I wouldn't do a thing different, just got in someone else's mess. Two feet different I would have a
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