Questions quietly drifted across the track: What went wrong? Was anyone else hurt? A rumor floated, later confirmed, that the driver wasn't wearing a HANS Device. I was briefly astonished, then my gut went hollow: I hadn't worn one, either.

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Another brilliant piece from Sam.

I always cringe when I hear about someone paying a permanent debt for a mistake in judgement. The truth is we all have made bad calls, most of us just get lucky, live and learn.

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