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Somehow, nobody was seriously hurt following this horror crash at Daytona

And the driver only had a couple of bruises.

IN THE EARLY hours of Monday morning, Dale Earnhardt Jr won the Coke Zero 400 at the Daytona International Speedway but most people will remember the race for this terrifying crash involving Austin Dillon.

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Towards the end of the race, Dillon’s number three car was clipped by Jeff Gordon before flying over three lanes of traffic and into the catch fence at the entrance to turn one.

Source: sgunivny2/YouTube

Remarkably, Dillon was able to walk away with just some bruising and waved to the crowd after being helped from his car.

NASCAR Daytona Auto Racing Austin Dillon, center, raises his arms to race fans to signify he was okay. Source: AP/Press Association Images

13 fans were injured, with just one requiring hospitalisation.

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