Earnhardt Jr. spins at Martinsville after contact with Danica


With 34 laps to go in the STP Gas Booster 500 there was contact between Danica Patrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr, thanks to a bump by Brian Vickers.

Vickers bumped the No. 10 car of Patrick which then made contact with Earnhardt’s No. 88 car sending him into a spin in turn 3.

As Earnhardt waited to turn his car around he was passed by teammate Jimmie Johnson sending him a lap down. Earnhardt entered the race at Martinsville leading the points.

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