The bridge is wide enough to have multiple layers of fence in place to keep the cars on bridge in case of accident. And the bridge isn’t really that long, about 1000 feet of actual bridge. There are spots at each end (for each direction across the bridge) to place safety and medical vehicles that can be quickly…
I’ve worked with people from other countries. They THINK they understand Americans, but they don’t. The entertainment industry that bombards the world with “this is what America is like” is based in a few cities like NYC and LA and colored by the subcultures in these areas. (oh and yes, the same is even more true for… Read more
It was definitely a bit ridiculous last year when—was it two or three?—races in row were red flagged for a period of time longer than the race itself. A lot of these drivers come from GT and Touring car, where a little bit of rubbing is just part of the sport. Frankly, I think rather than penalize drivers more… Read more
Very impressive, but I think Randy Mamola did it better, in the dry, on a violent 500cc two stroke.