The pioneer in the racing safety business, whose impetus to keep drivers alive came from his own accident behind the wheel of a drag racing car, has passed away.
Notes from Indy.
On Carb Day Friday, INDYCAR showed off a driver cockpit protection Aeroscreen that will be implemented for the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season.
Of all racing disciplines, open-wheel is acknowledged as the most dangerous, as it exposes the driver to invasive debris from all sides.
One of the most accomplished and renowned NHRA legends was recently inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America.
Head and neck injuries are an inseparable part of motorsport, and for decades were the greatest threat to drivers’ lives. Even today, in the age of strict rules, super-stiff crash structures and responsive medical teams, danger is inseparable from motorsport.
Joey Logano and Danica Patrick walked away from a fiery crash at Kansas Speedway largely in thanks to their safety equipment.