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Dale Earnhardt: Should NASCAR Establish a Protocol for Driver Concussions?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been relatively quiet after recovering from two concussions he suffered during the season. Jr. ended up sitting out two races in order to take some time off and recover.  He would go through rigorous tests, and eventually get cleared to race once again. Now, with the season coming to a close, NASCAR needs to decide if they should establish a protocol for driver concussions. Other sports use protocols for when athletes suffer a concussion, so why not NASCAR? A driver might potentially be putting themselves and others at risk if they decided to hide a concussion and try to drive while suffering from the symptoms. After what happened to Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR needs to establish a protocol for driver concussions ...

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