Motorsports notebook: Spectator kille...

Motorsports notebook: Spectator killed by a tire from dragster

There are 1 comment on the Press-Telegram story from Feb 22, 2010, titled Motorsports notebook: Spectator killed by a tire from dragster. In it, Press-Telegram reports that:

A woman died Sunday after being hit by a tire from a crashing dragster at the NHRA Arizona Nationals in Chandler.

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Sam

Bakersfield, CA

#1 Feb 22, 2010
The NHRA is going to have to install catch fencing like other forms of racing. This was bound to happen sooner or later. Very sad. I think NHRA needs to announce quickly that measures will be taken, but take a good hard look at what the best options are. This sport is not like other forms of racing and what works for Indy or NASCAR may not work for them. I'm sure the critics are sharpening their pencils right now so NHRA needs to be prepared to respond in a positive manner.

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