One of NASCAR's most popular drivers, Dale Earnhardt Jr., was recently involved in a crash in his No. 88 Chevrolet car during a Goodyear test at the Kansas Speedway.
According to Kelly Hale, the track's spokeswoman, Earnhardt was seen by medical staff and his team had packed their hauler to leave the track following the crash, which took place after the second day of testing on the new surface at the 1.5-mile superspeedway.
The Sprint Cup Series will return to Kansas on October 19-21 with new changes to the track, such as variable banking in its turns from 17 to 20 degrees.
Goodyear reported that the crash occurred around 10:45 a.m. The popular NASCAR driver cut down one of the front tires after going 20 laps. After the crash, Earnhardt said that he got good speed on the track and it feels comfortable in the car.
This crash marks the second time Earnhardt has crashed his vehicle in two weeks.
Tony Stewart and Matt Kenseth were also recently involved in an accident during a race at the Bristol Motor Speedway. The two drivers crashed after an impressive performance in the first half of the race.