ZERO NASCAR DEATHS SINCE 2001

Say what you will about the quality of Sprint Cup racing -- and as you know we've said plenty -- NASCAR has made the sport safer for participants. Since Dale Earnhardt Sr. died at the 2001 Daytona 500, NASCAR has had 917 races and zero deaths. Check out this in-depth look at NASCAR safety.  NASCAR learned from tragedy to make racing safer (SI.com) ...

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FATAL NASCAR CRASHES PART TWO

This is the follow-up to a post from earlier this week about deaths in NASCAR. We are sharing the videos that follow so that no one forgets the real dangers of stock car racing or takes the sport's current safety standards for granted. If you do not want to view these sad, shocking videos, do not click through. Our condolences and respects go out to all of the families, teams and fans who lost a driver on the track. Let us pray it never happens again. J.D. McDuffie’s death at Watkins Gl ...

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FATAL NASCAR CRASHES

The Car of Tomorrow might produce boring racing, but it saves lives. Does Kyle Busch walk away unscathed after his wreck at Daytona? How about Carl Edwards at Talladega? Thanks to the Car of Tomorrow and other safety advances made both inside and outside the vehicle, Busch and Edwards climbed out of their cars looking as if nothing happened. It was not always this way. It would be unfair to blame the old car for every driver death, but it is fair to say that the Car of Tomorrow is the centerpiec ...

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