Found December 04, 2012 on Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News:
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Controversy was in full swing yesterday after the 45th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. The 300 lap Super Late Model race is considered to be the Daytona 500 of short-track racing by many. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Kyle Busch helped bring a lot of publicity to the event when he won the race in 2009. He once again was in the race this year and his actions created a lot of controversy. On lap 154 Busch was battling TJ Reaid for the lead after a restart when Reaid seemed to squeeze Busch a little bit. Busch reacted by spinning Reaid out in Turn 4 on the same lap. Reaid's spinning car also collected Ross Kenseth, Chase Elliott, Clay Alexander, Bubba Pollard and John Hunter Nemechek. Some of the drivers were able to continue with their damage and still salvage good days, but the accident definitely set off a lot of opinions about Kyle Busch's involvement in the race. The interesting thing about the accident is that Reaid used to race one of ...
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