Sport NASCAR jackman hit on pit road shares terrifying video of the accident
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While NASCAR drivers get most of the fame and glory, the other team members behind the car are equally important.
The six pit crew members allowed over the wall during a pit stop are trusted to get the car in and out with new tires and gas in a matter of seconds. But there's obviously a bit of a risk handling heavy equipment as cars come flying down pit road.
Sunday at the O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 at, Chris Buescher was headed in for a pit stop and was hit by rookie Erik Jones' No. 77, sending the No. 37 car spinning into his pit stall. The car plowed into jackman Zack Young, who's relatively OK, all things considered.
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I'm ok. Hand/thumb is tore up, got some bruises.
- Zack Young (@JackmanZack)
Got back 2 the plane 2 see our jackman smiling giving me the …cast and all. You're a tough dude! Can't wait 2 have you back.
- Doug Powers (@Doug_A_Powers)
Young tweeted the terrifying video of the incident, shot from the tire changer's helmet.
Well here it is. View from the front tire changer.
- Zack Young (@JackmanZack)
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