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Dan Wheldon Crash: Safety Must Be the Priority for IndyCars in 2012

The video of IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon's tragic and fatal crash at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday will hopefully make safety a top priority heading into next season.One increasingly popular way to make the sport of IndyCar safer is to not race the cars on small oval tracks.These tracks are not only more dangerous because they have steeper turns, they are often not as wide and thus have too many cars too close to one another.This means that cars have a higher probability of bumping each other and starting multi-vehicle crashes that can seriously injure people, as seen in the video below.When you have 34 cars on a small, 1.5-mile oval, there is going to be a good chance that a few cars bump into each other at top speeds.IndyCars...

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