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Johnson takes blame for eight-car Talladega crash

Updated: October 4, 2005, 1:14 PM ET
Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Jimmie Johnson acknowledged Tuesday he was at fault for an eight-car crash at Talladega Superspeedway that scuttled at least one other driver's championship hopes.

Johnson had denied responsibility immediately after Sunday's accident, which cost both himself and Mark Martin valuable ground in the race for the Nextel Cup title.

After watching tape of the accident that occurred 20 laps into the race, Johnson said he realized he ran into the back of leader Elliott ...

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