We strive to be fair and accurate in our reporting. Track officials had said before the race that they planned upgrades, but didn't have time in the six weeks between the June event in which Kasey Kahne nearly went over the backstretch wall on Sunday. Said Fritz: Christian Elder at Chicago: The only real exception to that was Elliott Sadler's wreck at Pocono in 2010.
Duke's loss means there's a new No. At the time when I hit the wall I wasn't even thinking about it. To help make this website better, to improve and personalize your experience and for advertising purposes, are you happy to accept cookies and other technologies?
Stop watching this discussion. Normally you hit with a corner of a car. Fortunately though, safety advancements have made it so the title of "NASCAR's hardest crash" is something that won't be beaten anytime soon.
I got in the medical center and my head hurt a little bit and other than that, I was feeling pretty good. Earlier this week, I talked to Dr.
It's frequency of serious hits. Sadler amazingly walked away from his crash with only a sore right shoulder and collarbone, and minor scrapes from the seat belts. The comments section is like a letter to the editor, not a chat room.
In the news. Comments should be relevant to the topic at hand, factual and thoughtful. In turn, we ask that you remain civil and open-minded in your responses. The Sporting News at the time reported Nadeau's wreck was in the area of 160 Gs. If you take one hard hit, that would be necessary and sufficient evidence for us to say that we probably need a SAFER barrier there. Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion.