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Old 08-01-2010, 05:43 PM   #1
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Chevy BBC Achieves Orbit (Sadler Wreck Pocono 8/1/10)

http://www.sbnation.com/2010/8/1/160...ash-wreck-2010

Pretty much explains what happened and in the aftermath showing the car being hauled off the track they left something behind..

A Chevy engine block.

Completely separated from the chassis.

4 bolts and the bell housing sheered right off. Kinda awesome considering after all that Sadler just hauls his bum out of the car and takes a seat next to the car trying to put his head back on straight.

8/1/10 - GM achieves a world first with Elliot Sadler at the wheel when they put a Chevy Racing Block engine into orbit.. around it's host car.
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Old 08-01-2010, 07:05 PM   #2
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Old 08-01-2010, 10:26 PM   #3
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Yikes!

Glad he's okay.
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Old 08-01-2010, 10:54 PM   #4
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I believe Elliot Sadler drives a Ford for Richard Petty Motorsport... Was glad to see him walk out of the care center on his own...
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Old 08-01-2010, 11:08 PM   #5
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It would be a Ford motor.
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Old 08-01-2010, 11:09 PM   #6
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Yeah. Very glad he was okay. He is really gonna be sore tomorrow.
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Old 08-01-2010, 11:18 PM   #7
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Ouch - Pocono needs to change it's backstretch NOW!
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Old 08-01-2010, 11:32 PM   #9
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that blows,glad hes alright. btw those cars run SBC and saying a Chevy BBC is kinda redundant cus BBC means Big Block Chevy. i had to say it
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that blows,glad hes alright. btw those cars run SBC and saying a Chevy BBC is kinda redundant cus BBC means Big Block Chevy. i had to say it
Elliot's car had neither. He was driving a Ford.
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