No matter how skilled they are, every NASCAR driver has had the unfortunate experience of getting into a crash. One can only imagine the helplessness felt by these drivers as they fly through the air or slam into the wall at speeds of up to 200 mph.
While just about every NASCAR race features some sort of crash, this slideshow will feature some of the craziest, most shocking and most death-defying wrecks in the history of NASCAR.
From legends like Richard Petty, to virtual unknowns like Michael McDowell, “The Big One” isn’t prejudiced in deciding whom to strike.
Here are the 25 most ridiculous Sprint Cup crash photos of all time.