Michael McDowell, who drives the No. 98 NASCAR Sprint Cup Ford Fusion owned by Sports news commentator Phil Parsons, is a legend in Texas, but probably not for the reasons he would like to be.

McDowell’s infamy is not because of an amazing victory or being part of a thrilling finish, but because of a sick crash he was fortunate to emerge from.

Back when he drove for another FOX Sports on-air personality, Michael Waltrip, McDowell had the most terrifying Sprint Cup crash ever at Texas Motor Speedway.

It was April 2008 during qualifying at TMS, when McDowell did a series of barrel rolls in the No. 00 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota, spewing parts as the car came to a stop.


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