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Déjà vu: Benson back from rib injury

Updated: August 12, 2002, 3:09 PM ET
By Jerry Bonkowski | ESPN.com

Benson Helmet? Check. Firesuit? Check. Driving gloves? Check.

Wait! As he prepares for Sunday's Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono Raceway, Johnny Benson may want to add one more accessory to his safety equipment: a flak jacket to protect his fragile ribs.

For the second time this season, Benson returns to the Winston Cup circuit after missing several races due to broken or cracked ribs suffered in a pair of crashes. The first time he was sidelined, after suffering one broken rib and two ...

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