It’s a slow news day, which makes it the perfect time to break out a classic nut shot. In the video below, Mark Martin gets his bell(s) rung at Talladega in 1994. You might be wondering, “How does a driver go about suffering the indignity of a nut shot from the inside of a stock car?” The answer to that question can be found within the shape of your typical racing harness.
See that little strap on the bottom in the middle? Guess where it goes. Now imagine this harness stopping you from being thrown through the windshield when you go from 60 to zero in .003 seconds.
The payoff, so to speak, comes at the end of this clip.