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NASCAR Examining Dillon Crash, Which Could Prove As Wake-Up Call For Sport

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 07 / 15

After NASCAR driver Austin Dillon's last-lap wreck on Sunday night at Daytona Int'l Speedway, sanctioning-body officials yesterday said that they "were very early in the process of deconstructing the accident and evaluating potential changes," according to Jim Utter of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. N...

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