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Bristol Motor Speedway Causing Havoc During Practice Runs

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FOX Sports--Danica Patrick was among several drivers involved in crashes during practice runs for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on FOX 17.


Patrick and the Stewart-Haas Racing team were forced to use a backup car after she got loose in Turn 2 and crashed into Parker Kligerman's car. The crash cost Patrick lone session practice time. 

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Three other drivers also suffered crashes and moved to backup cars. Justin Allgaier, Kyle Busch and Greg Biffle had issues on Bristol's 0.533 track. Five-time Bristol winner Kurt Busch had the fasted time during practice, followed by Jeff Gordon. Dale Earnhardt Jr, who sits atop the Sprint Cup standings, was 14th fastest during Friday's practice runs. 


Watch the Food City 500 on FOX 17 starting at 11:30 Sunday morning. 


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