Spec Racer Ford driver Eric Vassian not only caught a major wipe-out in front of him at the Sports Car Club of America Majors race at Sebring, he caught a lot of debris to the face.
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Luckily, no one appears to have been hurt, but you have to think that walls right next to track-out are why SAFER barriers exist. Impacts like this are what they're designed for, however, they're often pretty pricey, too, which is a shame. It'd be great if it were feasible to have them everywhere like this.
Whacking a bunch of tires when you run wide on a closely-walled track like Sebring is going to predictably 'splode all over the place.
Either way, watch as Vassian's awesome reflexes keep him from taking a tire to his helmet.
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[H/T theground2 on Reddit]