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UPDATE: 33 spectators injured in Daytona International Speedway crash: Daytona 500 to go on as planned

Posted at 1:23 PM, Feb 24, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-24 13:24:49-05

DAYTONA, FLORIDA (PIX11)- Dozens of spectators were injured during Saturday’s race in Daytona.

On the final lap cars tangled just a few hundred yards from the finish line.

The car driven by Kyle Larson went airborne into a fence.

Pieces of his car, including tires and his engine, ripped apart and flew into the stands.

A total of 33 people were injured in all. Two of them in critical condition.

Amazingly, no drivers were seriously injured in the massive crash although two were taken to the hospital for observation.