If you’re picking up cones for autocross, make sure to keep your eyes up for any approaching cars. Good situation awareness keeps you safe, like these top 5 quick-thinking workers from Saturday’s event:

5 — The one chilling too close to the finish line:

4 — Three workers standing downhill of the apex:

3 — Worker near my first big spinout of the day. He did the right thing and waved his yellow flag:

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2 — Two workers directly downhill when I lost the tail end at full throttle:

And, in first place for “most surprised corner worker,” this guy taking his time to replace a cone at the start:

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Verdict: when corner workers pay attention and get out of the way, everybody wins.