Ryan Newman survives horrifying crash at Daytona 500

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman is alert and able to speak with doctors and family members following a terrifying crash at Daytona 500. Newman's life was likely saved by safety innovations that followed one of racing's darkest days: the crash of Dale Earnhardt Sr. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
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  • Didnt watch the race but im just in awe.That car did its job,and there is your proof when the man is walking around hours later.Good Job Nascar and all the safety engineers and all who design and test this product. You guys get an standing ovation for your hard work.And keep up your hard work.Your appreciated and this Bud is for you!

    Mitchell R. EdwardsMitchell R. Edwardsหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Now I'm a BELIEVER!

    Claude GarciaClaude Garciaหลายเดือนก่อน
  • But the thing is Daytona is just a.. devil track for some reason its worse than talladega.

  • HELLO, NEWMAN.... 😣

    Statler N. WaldorfStatler N. Waldorfหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I wish they would do away with Nascar all together.

    Drake BennyDrake Bennyหลายเดือนก่อน
  • So what happens to the guy who hit him? I also don’t get how someone can hit you and they can win and you don’t even get a finish because of it. They have to change something there.

    Nick SNick Sหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Two drivers hit Newman. Blaney pushed him from behind which started the crash. Blaney didn't win the race but he came second. LaJoie also hit Newman and still finished eighth. Newman finished ninth. Everyone got their finish according to where they were when they crossed the finish line.

      Glenn WilmesGlenn Wilmesหลายเดือนก่อน
  • It wasn’t the safety it was GOD

    Big_ MacBig_ Macหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I still refuse to watch nascar after dale died, i’m glad ryan is okay 🙏🏾

    ILuv ThiccWomenILuv ThiccWomenหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Glad he’s safe. Now I don’t feel bad saying the Daytona 500 was actually entertaining...

    Greg DavisonGreg Davisonหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Great

    Lucky BruhLucky Bruhหลายเดือนก่อน
  • That’s great that he’s ok now

    Lucky BruhLucky Bruhหลายเดือนก่อน
  • That is good that Ryan is ok

    Lucky BruhLucky Bruhหลายเดือนก่อน
  • It really is amazing just how improved the safety has gotten. Seeing Newman's crash next to Dale Srs says it all.

    003 7712003 7712หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Can you do a pit maneuver in nascar? I just witnessed it happen and basically would have killed anyone and Ryan Newman just happened to survive but I can’t imagine it’s an okay thing to do in nascar

    bringthepain xubringthepain xuหลายเดือนก่อน
  • looked like the fedex car hit the peak car and the peak driver got behind Newman, then kept bumping him until he crashed. I saw AT LEAST three different hits to Newman's tail.

  • Next time a cop gives you a speeding ticket this is why

    John DoeJohn Doeหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Thats exactly how dale died

  • I just want to say that I've noticed half the comments on here and other videos of Newman's crash, everybody is saying "Newman is alive because of Earnhardt. Everybody who has survived bad wrecks since 2001 can all thank Earnhardt, etc." I want to say while yes Earnhardts death brought on alot of changes in safety, he isnt THE ONLY reason people survive wrecks. Everyone who has ever wrecked and walked away or that's been killed has ALL contributed their lives to safety getting better. It's not all about Earnhardt all the time. Most the comments of Earnhardt is a GOD are kids who weren't even born yet when he was killed.

    Lil' Wayne's guitar teacherLil' Wayne's guitar teacherหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Glad he is okay...his guardian angel is working overtime because that man has had some crazy crashes ever since he started racing.

    Trinida SparacinoTrinida Sparacinoหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Wtf the way the announcer said "CRASH!!" sounded a little too excited...

    Alex PeakAlex Peakหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Normal way that crashes are called. Verbal cue to find it on the camera... though the excitement was probably due to the fact that it was the race leader.

      S MarkleyS Markleyหลายเดือนก่อน
  • The saving grace of Jesus! Gods still working miracles! Glad he’s doing well! Praise God!!!

    • Yet your god doesn't save everyone else? How picky and selfish. Praise the technology and thought that went into the safety designs.

  • He took two huge hits driver's side at 190-200 mph and walked away

    erreck 4Kerreck 4Kหลายเดือนก่อน
    • No he didnt but he survived

      Ali OstrowskiAli Ostrowski24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Joey lagano should be beaten fined and suspended

    Dakota RainDakota Rainหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Wasn't his name Ryan Neuman?

    Nathan SandersNathan Sandersหลายเดือนก่อน
  • In the lead and bumped from behind leading to crash. Seems to me the finish order should be adjusted.

    Gweeep PatiGweeep Patiหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Ryan Newman should have been awarded first place!

    john earlsjohn earlsหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Reminds me when my Ex-Wife took the Poodle to the Market for a Pack of Smokes...Head on Collision...She Flew through the Windshield...Scruffy came back-She didn’t...Thx for the House and Life Insurance Love...

    Michael GrayMichael Grayหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Dale Earnharts crash is like a normal racing crash

    Casen ChandlerCasen Chandlerหลายเดือนก่อน
    • His car wasn't as safe though.

      B RB Rหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Dang those announcers were pretty excited about somebody possibly dying.

    • M4RIN31 right

      Haja KoromaHaja Koromaหลายเดือนก่อน
  • The last lap Daytona curse. Happened just like Dale i hope he can at least walk again

    Mike JacobsMike Jacobsหลายเดือนก่อน
    • The fact that Ryan Newman is even alive and walking out of the hospital 2 days after hitting the wall at 200mph then upside down and getting hit in the drivers side door at 196mph really shows NASCAR has learned alot from good ol Dale Sr. I'm shocked he wasn't killed to be honest

      Mike JacobsMike Jacobsหลายเดือนก่อน
  • "Believed speed restrictions cause this to happen" let them race! I will never understand why nascar wants to see the "the big one". Before restricted racing it was so much exciting seeing Earnhardt and Elliott out in front and other teams working together to catch up to them. Make it a driving race again or do away with super speedways

    Andrew MorrisAndrew Morrisหลายเดือนก่อน
    • They got rid of restrictor plates now speeds are 206 mph i think ur the cause of this wreck because someone like u wants them to push the limit even more than now

      Gold TrackGold Trackหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Give this guy the trophy 🏆 he survived

    Javier TorresJavier Torresหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Ahh yes speed restrictio s yes lets ho over 250 300 ok idiot

    Collyn SmithCollyn Smithหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Soooo he didn't die....that's good but at least we saw a real good crash I just wish it would have blown up the car after the took him out of it and probably burn two or three guys...just burn them but not killed them

    Tony GonzalezTony Gonzalezหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Restrictor plate racing is more dangerous, do away with restrictor plates.

  • Diane Frankenstein will save all Nascar drivers, she wants to ban assault gas.

    Smokey 66Smokey 66หลายเดือนก่อน
  • That’s how they perfected the PIT maneuver. Works good for law enforcement :O)


    Kenneth PetovicKenneth Petovicหลายเดือนก่อน
  • His roll cage didn't fail,he was struck in the roof by another car doing 200 mph, all in all I'd say his cage did exactly what it was made to do,that was just a one in a million crash

    Pat WatsonPat Watsonหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Most of the safety equipment is good enough for a single impact. Ryan is lucky because he hit the wall, flipped, became airborne, was struck by another car and caught fire. A worst case scenario for sure and we came pretty close to losing him because that roll cage was banged up with more than one impact. Good job by the safety crews to get that fire out and extricate Ryan. Daytona and Talladega need to rethink restrictor plate racing. Use either the road course or chicane configurations and get rid of this kind of racing. I think we we really lucky to not have lost a driver this time.

  • If he went into the catchfence idk what would happen to him

    matthew reyes69matthew reyes69หลายเดือนก่อน
  • RIP to Dale Sr. who Died on my 21st Birthday. Not a good day. Newman get better and get back to what you do best. NASCAR keep on innovating safety so our racing hero's can continue to race after something like this.

  • 1:38 speed restrictions ?

    Justin PeytonJustin Peytonหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Daytona is run with a restrictor plate that pretty much caps the max speed the cars can hit to about 180mph. The dude in the video is spot on to why NASCAR enforces this. Larger groups=closer racing. If there wasn't a restrictor they'd me moving 200+ mph, more spread out, and more likely result with a driver pulling out a lead early on and checking out on the field.

      S MarkleyS Markleyหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Man, this is crazy, ive been a fan of newman since i was a kid and he was number 12, glad he is up and talking

  • "I'll tell ya your problem, it's a Ford!" - Dale Gribbles

    Daniel SmithDaniel Smithหลายเดือนก่อน
    • lets be honest boys, fords are doodoo

      McSkeetah TheCheetoCheetahMcSkeetah TheCheetoCheetahหลายเดือนก่อน
    • You have a narrow MIND!

      john earlsjohn earlsหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Nope

      Richsk11 S.E.KRichsk11 S.E.Kหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Me: Sees this 0:24 Blue and Yellow Car way to close to Ryan Newman’s car and Pit maneuvers Ryan Newman’s car Me: So it was that other drivers fault for Staying too close and Pit Maneuvering Freeman... I mean couldn’t that driver behind Ryan Newman be more careful and just go a little behind him to prevent the crash?

    Jayden McKenzieJayden McKenzieหลายเดือนก่อน
    • LdyVder seem like a guy who wanted Newman to get out of this badly hurt, going around a bunch of comments ‘rubbin is racing’

      glenn wanerkaglenn wanerkaหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Rubbin' is racin'. That was a good ol' fashion rub.

  • This was a miracle. Dale died so Ryan could live.

    • and hopefully many others

      Cory MasiCory Masiหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Who disliked this?????

    Taylor HarbaughTaylor Harbaughหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Thank god he’s ok unbelievable

    Shawn McginnityShawn Mcginnityหลายเดือนก่อน
  • It’s a dangerous sport. They know the risks. They embrace the risks.

    Jesus CrustJesus Crustหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Time to retire Ryan.

    Marc SonnenbergMarc Sonnenbergหลายเดือนก่อน
  • its a testament to the safety of this sport that he survived THAT and now you have wimpy people complaining about the danger these cars are millions time safer than the cars we drive

    Bongo CatBongo Catหลายเดือนก่อน
    • John Kaiser i never said it was safe lol

      Bongo CatBongo Catหลายเดือนก่อน
    • it doesn’t matter how safe the cars are. it is never safe to go around a concrete donut at 200 mph

      John KaiserJohn Kaiserหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Im guessing everyone here realizes that their are no drivers in these cars anymore....they are driven remotely. They make it seem their is a driver behind the wheel but its actually mannequins in the seat. Sorry to break the news to everyone who did not realize this yet.

    • Okay, guy.

  • DAM!!! glad he's ok

    gizmo nogizmo noหลายเดือนก่อน
  • To this day the last fatality in NASCAR was Dale. That Daytona changed everything

    Game blousesGame blousesหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Jason Leffler in 2013; driving Sprint.

      Dick RushDick Rushหลายเดือนก่อน
    • stinkydoggy98 that was in the ARCA series

    • Blaise Alexander was killed in October 2001 at Charlotte.

  • One saved one goes laws of equivalent exchange RIP pop smoke

    Red KingRed Kingหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Red King wat?

      Nicholas JaworskiNicholas Jaworskiหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Good to hear that Newman is realeased from hospital

    Devanand RamroopDevanand Ramroopหลายเดือนก่อน
  • This just in: Ryan Newman was cloned and replaced!

    Gadget Buy DirectGadget Buy Directหลายเดือนก่อน
  • That LIAR who caused the accident said he had nowhere to go...but he was pushing so hard to pass Ryan.....and had no one next to him. He had plenty of places to go, but decided to go through Ryan, that caused the accident. He should be sued for recklessly driving on the track.

    Tim BensonTim Bensonหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Tim Benson that’s how nascar works you stay low and try and move

      Astrodempsey 04Astrodempsey 04หลายเดือนก่อน
  • God I miss Dale SR.

    Mike BrunelleMike Brunelleหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Dont tell me God doesn't still protect

    Mark ClarkMark Clarkหลายเดือนก่อน
    • He don’t that’s just science and safety

      Astrodempsey 04Astrodempsey 04หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Reason millions watch NASCAR.. FORD 🤷🏼‍♂️

    Ramon LedesmaRamon Ledesmaหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Thank god for advanced technology and safety equipment.

    Tigers Fan All DayTigers Fan All Dayหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Trump was there, he’s bad luck

    kevin Ambrociokevin Ambrocioหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Ryan Newman just realise from hospital and walking with family going home. Thank God.😁

    Jon RosJon Rosหลายเดือนก่อน
  • That sucks, he was so close to the finish line too, glad he's doing ok.

    Laura MiltonLaura Miltonหลายเดือนก่อน
    • @Tony Micel lol

      Laura MiltonLaura Miltonหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Who cares about him winning he lucky to be alive

      Alix ClarkAlix Clarkหลายเดือนก่อน
    • @Tony Micel Rubbin' is racin'.

    • My eyes are on the road. Dont mess with my discount is out of the question. I saw meyhem in the yellow car that sent newman to hospital. He was there.

      Tony MicelTony Micelหลายเดือนก่อน
    • That wreck was intentional. Like they say in Nascar if you aint cheating you aint trying. Also if you aint cheating your giving a bad name to the history of Nascar. It aint cheating if you dont get caught. Its being a sly fox.🤔🤔🤔

      Tony MicelTony Micelหลายเดือนก่อน
  • If he did not move over as much to block he could of had a better chance of not getting hit from behind and winning the race. Glad he is getting better. I thought fire extinguishers still took too long.

    Bill GBill Gหลายเดือนก่อน
  • This is crazy I actually met him in person as he does or did own a racetrack near me, this was just like Austin Dillons or Ty Dillons accident it’s incredible

    FG VolaTileFG VolaTileหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I know the flipping...etc was real bad, but initially I was scared the car might burst completely into flames before they got there to extinguish the fire. Glad he survived

    Joe KorneckiJoe Korneckiหลายเดือนก่อน
  • he is up walking with his daughters

    Nancy and CarlosNancy and Carlosหลายเดือนก่อน
    • Nancy and Carlos sweet home Alabama

    • atleast his alive :(

      cole floodcole floodหลายเดือนก่อน
  • His a winner in my eyes !!!

    Julio Eric VazquezJulio Eric Vazquezหลายเดือนก่อน
Ryan Newman survives horrifying crash at Daytona 500