Mark Martin spins on the front stretch during the NASCAR All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
What a mess
A crew member inspects the No. 38 Ford of David Gilliland in the garage after an incident involving Ryan Newman in the Dover race. Both drivers sustained heavy damage to their cars in the incident.
Kasey Kahne wrecks after running well for much of the Dover race.
Jeff Gordon (24) and Aric Almirola (43) sustain significant damage to their cars following a late crash at Charlotte.
Jimmie Johnson slides into the grass during a late-race incident in the Coca-Cola 600.
Danica Patrick (10) and Brad Keselowski (2) collide in Turn 3 late in the Coca-Cola 600 showdown.
Jimmie Johnson (48) spins in Turn 4 after contact from Juan Pablo Montoya to end his shot at the win in Charlotte.
Bad to be King
Drivers Travis Kvapil (No. 93) and Dave Blaney wreck in Turn 4 shortly after the sun goes down in Charlotte.
Pass in the grass
Mark Martin (55) spins through the frontstretch grass nad back onto the track in the Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Kasey Kahne (5) hits the ball as Kyle Busch (18) and Matt Kenseth (20) dodge his car as Kahne and Busch fought for the lead in the Southern 500 at Darlington.
Josh Wise (35) crashes as David Reutimann (83) and Landon Cassilltry to get out of the way during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Southern 500 at Darlington.
Smoking them up
Trevor Bayne's car spews fluid and smoke at Talladega Superspeedway after the driver reported that he had a transmission failure.
Kyle Busch's car is taken to the garage at Talladega Superspeedway after he was caught up in a 16-car crash early in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race.
David Reutimann's No. 83 shows the damage of a rough run at Talladega.
Greg Biffle's No. 16 Roush Fenway Racing Ford is towed to the garage after he was caught up in a crash at Talladega.
Nowhere to go
Kyle Busch (18) is sideways on the track, as Casey Mears (13), Michael Waltrip (55), Danica Patrick (10), Jamie McMurray (1) and Martin Truex Jr. find no room to move at Talladega.
Out of control
Drivers crash in a multicar pileup in Turn 2 during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday. Jeff Burton (31), Brian Vickers (11), David Reutimann (83), Kevin Harvick (29), Martin Truex Jr., (56) and David Stremme (30) were all involved.
One more look
Kurt Busch (78), Bobby Labonte (47), Clint Bowyer (15), Ryan Newman (15), Jamie McMurray (1) ... they're all done. But despite how this looks, David Stremme (30, the bright green car along the wall) gets away and ultimately finishes 12th.
Same wreck, but on this view, we see the No. 15 of Clint Bowyer get turned around as the No. 39 of Ryan Newman loses control and heads down toward the bottom. The No. 1 of Jamie McMurray also gets collected in this Talladega crash.
Let's not even bother with numbers
Rather than try to identify cars, trust us when we say that on this one, Kurt Busch flips and falls on top of Ryan Newman in a wreck that also collects Jamie McMurray, Danica Patrick, Clint Bowyer, both Labonte's and several others. This wild finish set up the final dash to the finish line at Talladega.
Brad Keselowski (2) trails sparks as Josh Wise (35) passes by on the backstretch. Keselowski's flat tire led to a caution in the Richmond race.
Brake it down
Martin Truex Jr. spins after contact in the race at Richmond.
The car of Brian Vickers, who was filling in for the injured Denny Hamlin, is towed back to the garage after an incident during the Richmond race.
Smoke 'em up
Tony Stewart (14) and Jimmie Johnson (48) spin after contact in Turn 2 late in the Richmond race.
Kyle Busch (18) and Joey Logano (22) endure hard contact during the race at Kansas Speedway.
Put it out!
Crew members extinguish a fire in the pit of Matt Kenseth following a stop during the Texas race. Kenseth was pulling out of his stall when sparks started the blaze.
Danica Patrick (10) spins out during the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
Pile on in
Clint Bowyer (15) spins and cars pile into one another after they get stacked up on a restart at Martinsville.
Clint Bowyer (15) spins out on the frontstretch as Brad Keselowski (2) and Martin Truex Jr. (56) pass by as 11 cars ended up getting damaged on a mid-race restart at Martinsville.
Smoking them up
David Reutimann (83) fights to regain control of his car during an incident at Martinsville.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. spins after contact with Danica Patrick, who was tagged by Brian Vickers, late in the race at Martinsville Speedway. Earnhardt Jr. went on to finish 24th in the race while Patrick was 12th.
Denny Hamlin's car hits the wall after colliding with Joey Logano (not pictured) on the final lap at Auto Club Speedway on March 24. The two were battling for the win with the finish line in sight when things went wrong for both.
Left in a heap
The mangled wreckage of the No. 11 of Denny Hamlin sits on pit road following his last-lap dust-up with Joey Logano in March at Auto Club Speedway. Hamlin was airlifted to an area hospital, where he was treated for a compression fracture to a vertebra in his lower back.
Clint Bowyer spins out during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 in March.
Tony Stewart (14) and Michael McDowell (98) after an early incident in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 17. Stewart lost several laps after the accident and was never a factor in the race.
Jeff Gordon (24) had a tire fail and slammed into the outer wall in the March 17 race at Bristol Motor Speedway, collecting Matt Kenseth (20) in the accident. Kenseth's car was virtually destroyed in the crash.
Joey Logano (22) spins after contact from Denny Hamlin in the Food City 500 at Bristol on March 17. The pair were battling for second at the time.
To the wall
Jamie McMurray (1) spins toward the wall at Bristol. McMurray recovered and went on to finish 10th in the race.
From a side angle, it's clear how much damage Aric Almirola's car took after being spun out at Bristol.
Less than ideal
Matt Kenseth drives his wrecked No. 20 Home Depot/Husky Toyota after an incident at Bristol. Kensth could barely see with his hood blown up and covering his windshield.
What a mess
Tony Stewart cut his tire down and then could not get to pit road. He spun in Turn 1 with the flat left rear to bring out the first caution of the day at Bristol.
Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 43 Smithfield Ford, looks on inside his damaged car after being spun out in Bristol.
Smoking them up
Kyle Busch suffers damage after hitting the wall and causing a caution period during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 3. Busch returned to the race but lost laps in the incident.
In the crush
David Gilliland in the No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford gets sideways as the second major crash of the Daytona 500 on Feb. 24 also involves Carl Edwards in the No. 99 Fastenal Ford, Trevor Bayne in the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford, Terry Labonte in the No. 32 C&J Energy Services Ford and David Ragan in the No. 34 Detail Doctor Ford.
Denny Hamlin (11), Kyle Busch (18), Jeff Gordon (24), Kevin Harvick (29) and Jimmie Johnson (48) are involved in an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited. Seven cars were damaged in the early crash Feb. 16 at Daytona International Speedway.
Joey Logano (lower left) and Martin Truex Jr. (below center) steer clear of a wreck involving Mark Martin (55), Denny Hamlin, top left, Jimmie Johnson (48), Kyle Busch (18), Jeff Gordon (24) and Juan Pablo Montoya (42) during the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway in February.
Carl Edwards drives clear of a wreck involving Denny Hamlin (11), Jimmie Johnson (48), Kyle Busch (18) and Jeff Gordon (24) and others during the opening segment of the Sprint Unlimited.