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Pretty scary wreck, prayers going out.
1 posted on 10/16/2011 2:28:38 PM PDT by ConservativeChris
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I saw it. Hope Dan Wheldon is ok. Doesn’t look good.


2 posted on 10/16/2011 2:31:44 PM PDT by Halls (Jesus is my Lord and Savior)
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Been watching, they now say that Wheldon WAS on the helicopter, no other info coming out. His car was flat, when they took it off the track.


3 posted on 10/16/2011 2:32:24 PM PDT by ConservativeChris
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Channel surfing and came upon this race and they said it had been black flagged at that point for an hour and 15 minutes. Sooo I Just went on Utube and watched a slow motion from above. Oh My!
As bad a wreck as I’ve ever seen.
Prayers to all involved.


4 posted on 10/16/2011 2:34:46 PM PDT by Joe Boucher (FUBO)
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To: ConservativeChris

Prayers.


5 posted on 10/16/2011 2:35:55 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Rick Perry has more red flags than a May Day Parade)
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I’ve never seen anything like it. I thought sure someone had died when they put the yellow tarp over that one car.


6 posted on 10/16/2011 2:38:07 PM PDT by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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Saw the replays of wreck. Weldon and at least one other were airborne. Very nasty.


8 posted on 10/16/2011 2:40:29 PM PDT by umgud
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wasn't watching, can somebody tell me what caused it??? thx
12 posted on 10/16/2011 3:00:37 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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Dan Wheldon has died, Ending race, in Dan Wheldon’s honor.


16 posted on 10/16/2011 3:05:59 PM PDT by ConservativeChris
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I saw some speed channel discussion yesterday and they talked about the danger of this field size and this track. I haven’t seen a list of everyone involved, but it seems that Weldon is the only serious injury at this point.


19 posted on 10/16/2011 3:07:06 PM PDT by Baynative (The penalty for not participating in politics is you will be governed by your inferiors.)
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Very sad. The way Tony Kanaan was breaking up it just seemed a lot worse than expected.


23 posted on 10/16/2011 3:09:07 PM PDT by rabidralph
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Ironic in the extreme that this occurs in the same state as that recent Reno Air Race tragedy although so far as I can tell no spectators were injured here. These are very dangerous activities and these machines are running on the knife-edge of skill and performance. That means that there is almost no room for failure by driver, pilot or machine.

God bless all who challenge the limits because by doing so not only do they thrill us but the technology they pioneer frequently becomes our own safety nets.

24 posted on 10/16/2011 3:10:06 PM PDT by SES1066 (Vote in 2012 for OUR CIVIL RIGHTS not the Left's!)
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I think they should stop running indy cars on NASCAR tracks. Very dangerous...


31 posted on 10/16/2011 4:34:11 PM PDT by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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