Matt Kenseth's 2011 Daytona 500 Takes A Turn For The Worse

The two-car drafts during the 2011 Daytona 500 mean teammates often hook up, but it can also mean mistakes between friends.

That happened to Matt Kenseth with roughly 70 laps to go on Sunday, when teammate/buddy Greg Biffle made an ill-timed push in the two-car draft as Kenseth came up on the slower car of Joey Logano.

Kenseth was turned toward the grandstand wall, where he hit head on and had his two rear wheels come off the ground. Biffle said he didn't know what was happening in front of him and told his team, "I feel bad."

Previously, Jamie McMurray spun teammate Juan Pablo Montoya – then dropped all the way back to get the Colombian driver after they became separated, and there was an additional caution for debris from Travis Kvapil's car.

When the race goes green again, there will be 60 laps remaining.

Richard Childress Racing teammates Clint Bowyer and Paul Menard are in the lead, ahead of the pair of Tony Stewart/Dale Earnhardt Jr.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.