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Danica Patrick wrecks at Bristol, Kyle Busch wins

After finishing fourth in her first Nationwide race this season, Danica Patrick had a tough day at Bristol. The radion transmission between Ryan Truex and his crew after the wreck was priceless. Some of it is mentioned in the AP report below. It was Busch's 10th win at Bristol.

This is from the AP:

Danica Patrick tangled with Ryan Truex on the track, and waited for him to pass by after the accident, arms in the air as if to say `Why did you wreck me?'

Truex wasn't sure what he'd done wrong, and received affirmation from an unidentified team member over his in-car radio.

"She's never been wrong about anything a day in her life," Truex was told. "I wouldn't worry about it."

Patrick, who was coming off a career-best finish of fourth at Las Vegas, was running inside the top 20 at the time of the accident. She finished 33rd in her final race before she resumes her IndyCar schedule.

Patrick is not scheduled to run another Nationwide event until June at Chicago.

"He just runs hard, he's run hard every time I've been around him and it just feels like overkill," she said of the incident with Truex. "I felt like this was actually a pretty decent run at Bristol for the first time. It's disappointing to leave for a couple of months, to leave with this kind of thing, but that's Bristol, it gets the best of you."

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