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Crash sends Danica Patrick back to 29th

Updated: August 26, 2012, 1:06 AM ET
By Brant James

Midway through the marathon that is the Bristol Motor Speedway night race, when it became apparent that Danica Patrick had the car and wherewithal to negotiate 500 laps around the .533-mile bull ring and produce a pleasantly surprising finish, spotter Tab Boyd began troubleshooting.

On Lap 300, he instructed Patrick to surrender 20th position and let the battered car of Kurt Busch past.

"Look at his car," he said. "It's beat up like a frickin' video game."

Busch was involved ...

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