Dale Earnhardt Jr. 'disappointed' in Chris Buescher after wreck

BY foxsports • June 12, 2016

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was the middle of an unfortunate high-speed sandwich on Lap 63 of Sunday's FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, and his No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet paid a heavy price.

Earnhardt was attempting to shoot the gap between the cars of AJ Allmendinger on his outside and Chris Buescher on the inside when the No. 34 Roush Fenway Racing Ford driven by Buescher appeared to slide ever so slightly up into Earnhardt's No. 88. That was all it took to set off a chain reaction, as Earnhardt's car immediately got loose and into the No. 47 of Allmendinger -- sending both cars hard into the outside wall.

Earnhardt then spun and slid down the track before taking his heavily-damaged car straight to the garage for repairs, taking away any chance he had of putting together a decent day. He blamed Buescher for the incident and was not too happy about it.

"We've got a responsibility to take care of each other when we're three-wide, so I'm disapppointed in that," Earnhardt told FOX Sports. "We had a pretty good car and we were just kind of taking our time. The car was great, so it's a shame."


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