We’ll go right to work on that. Bad things will happen when you put a cluster of cars inches from each other in a competitive scrum at speeds approaching 200 miles per hour.
“We’ll take this situation, we’ll learn from it, we’ll analyze it, and we’ll round up our engineering team and see if there’s any additional things we can learn to get better the next time“, he said, according to ABC News. I’ve got a bruised tailbone and a little bit of a bruise to my forearm, but everything else feels fine. He went on to thank everybody for their concern on Twiiter, just a few hours after the life-threatening crash. I think the speeds are too high. That is the next biggest concern. Four fans were treated and released by track medics and eight declined treatment. Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch rounded out the top five.
Rich Schellhase – who was sitting near Turn 1, where the crash occurred – told the station that he’d “never seen anything like that”. He was trying to help, but it just wrecked a bunch of stuff.
“It’s just a part of the racing that we’re in right now”. “You go out there and hold it wide open to the end”.
A string of late-race accidents have brought fans’ safety into the equation recently at Daytona, where, as with Talladega, cars are slowed via a restrictor plate limiting air flow to the engine and wind up racing in large packs, moving through drafting and aerodynamics.
“You have to be able to move on and trust in the safety equipment”, he said. Hamlin took the lead on lap 95. However, Gordon roared back and found himself in fourth place after a pit stop on Lap 110.
Earnhardt was hardly excited for his second win this year.
Bayne was another driver who got by Johnson. Once again, he got shuffled back to 15th by Lap 120. He finished seventh. Track personnel attempt to dry the surface during a rain-delay before a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona global Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, July 5, 2015.
Sparks fly as Dillon’s Chevrolet is airborne towards the crowd. Saturday’s qualifying was called off because of the weather, with Earnhardt awarded the pole after having Friday’s fastest practice time. “That was his decision. We are working on it”.
“We’re really proud that the fence worked, and any additional enhancement did its job as well”, Chitwood said. The vehicle was mangled and on its roof when it was then hit hard by Brad Keselowski. Joey Logano won the most recent Sprint Cup race at Daytona, the Daytona 500 in February….
Although no one was seriously injured in the horrific wreck at the finish line of the rain-delayed Coke Zero 400, it marked the third time since 2012 that an airborne vehicle hurt spectators at Daytona.