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      10-27-2012, 09:28 AM   #23
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Deer on a race track..who would have thunk it
You can see any animal on that (or other two at Summit) track...including snakes.

Here's me on the same track, same event 3 years earlier. Notice the double yellow waving flags on the straight.

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      10-27-2012, 10:02 AM   #24
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Lol...WTF! I might have to be careful at Texas World Speedway...there's a bunch of trees on the back stretch. I have never really considered a deer might run out into the track.
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      10-28-2012, 03:20 PM   #25
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Wow, he had the presence of mind to put his hand up to cover his eyes...

... and in doing so he violated an important track principle:


NEVER stop driving the car.
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still had his other hand on the wheel
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still had his other hand on the wheel

If you look carefully - he lets go of the steering wheel completely before the impact and doesn't move his left hand back to the wheel until 0:24. You can see him re-grasp it.
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No use to keep driving the car if your eyes are full of glass shards...

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      10-28-2012, 11:07 PM   #29
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No use to keep driving the car if your eyes are full of glass shards...

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There are FAR worse things than safety glass through the eyeport. Not to mention the cars beside you and behind you that don't expect you to take your hands off the wheel and become a car on a random heading.
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