Sunday, July 9, 2023

Video: Contact Between Erik Jones and Corey LaJoie Triggers Lap 123 Melee

Corey LaJoie Erik Jones big crash Atlanta 2023 NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 video
Corey LaJoie and Erik Jones got together in Turn 2 on lap 123 of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta and it triggered a seven-car crash.

On Lap 123 of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, we saw the Mini-Big One break out when Erik Jones and Corey LaJoie made contact in Turn 2.

The contact between the two drivers sent LaJoie spinning through the field, and he collected numerous cars in the process including Ty Gibbs and Ross Chastain, who had his car leap into the air.

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Here is a video of the accident:

LaJoie, who had struggled early in the race, had moved to inside the top-10 at the time of the incident.

In all, seven cars were involved in this crash.

Those involved included LaJoie, Jones, Martin Truex Jr., Ty Gibbs, Ross Chastain, Tyler Reddick, and Todd Gilliland.

Toby Christie
Toby Christie
Toby is the Founder, and Editor-in-Chief of Toby is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, he is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award-winning writer, and has followed the sport as a fan since 1993.

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