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NASCAR, Intense crash

Discussion in 'The Atrium' started by Zero2Cool, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. Zero2Cool

    Zero2Cool I own a website

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    There have been many improvements on the safety of NASCAR drivers in the years since Dale Earnhardt passed away. Many feel the upgrades that are currently in place would have definitely saved Dales life, as do I.
    Dale changed the face of NASCAR forever and continues to do so.

    This crash and the health of the driver, I feel are a direct result in the improvements..

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    The driver walked away with no broken bones and was smiling within an hour after the crash to reporters and talking about setting up the back up car.

    Even after his passing, Dale is still changing lives. Thankfully Michael was unharmed.

    edit, notice the driver hit the wall at over 180 mph!
     
  2. cheesey

    cheesey Cheesehead

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    It's quite amazing when you see someone walk away from a crash like that. The one that took Dale Sr. didn't look even CLOSE to that bad, yet it killed him.
     
  3. Zero2Cool

    Zero2Cool I own a website

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    Yeah, Dale hit the wall I believe they figured out to be 157mph.
     
  4. Pack93z

    Pack93z You retired too? .... Not me. I'm in my prime

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    Twas quite amazing that he just popped out of that mess.. I agree that Dale is still having an impact on the sport yet today, even though I wasn't a big fan at the time, it speaks of his greatness.
     

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