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Old February 24 2013, 01:02 AM   #1
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Scary Crash in the

Drive for COPD 300 at Daytona to day.

all the fans injured have apparently been stablized

Praying for a quick recovery foe all.
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Old February 24 2013, 02:21 AM   #2
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I watched it live, and cheered when Stewart got the win (I'm a Dale Jr. fan but was happy to see a Chevy win it) but then knew something terrible had happened when I saw that 32 car hit the fence. This was a testament to how safe the cars are since Jake walked away, but also shows that they need to beef up the catch fence.
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Old February 24 2013, 02:24 AM   #3
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Flux Capacitor wrote: View Post
(I'm a Dale Jr. fan but was happy to see a Chevy win it)
I don't mean this as any personal knock on you, but a statement like this both confuses and amuses me. It's like saying, "I'm happy that this baseball player hit a home run with a Rawlings bat instead of a Louisville Slugger."
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Old February 24 2013, 03:04 AM   #4
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Because in NASCAR, there are 43 potential winners versus the 2 of most other sports...so with the high odds that your particular driver of choice won't win, it helps to have another team or manufacturer to root for. In a way each manufacturer is a team itself. I'm a Chevy guy, so I was glad a member of the Chevy team won.

It's similar to how I root for the NL team in a World Series (if my team isn't in it) or the All-Star Game since my team is from the NL.
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Old February 24 2013, 04:51 PM   #5
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Re: Scary Crash in the

Update from Jayski's and on TV is those most seriously injured have been up graded.
that is great news.

Here is a raw Fan Video
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Old February 24 2013, 04:54 PM   #6
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Re: Scary Crash in the

So is NASCAR going to pay for all of these fans' medical bills?
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Old February 26 2013, 12:46 AM   #7
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There are disclaimers on the tickets that say you could possibly injured and that NASCAR is not reliable
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Old February 26 2013, 12:47 AM   #8
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Re: Scary Crash in the

Starbreaker wrote: View Post
There are disclaimers on the tickets that say you could possibly injured and that NASCAR is not reliable
How appropriate.
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Old March 1 2013, 02:43 AM   #9
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I somehow merged responsible and liable into a word that was already a word.
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