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Dan Wheldon Crash Video: Why Reducing the Drivers in Field Is Best Solution

Unfortunately in life, sometimes it takes a tragedy to create change. In the aftermath of Dan Wheldon’s tragic death on Sunday, IndyCar and Las Vegas Speedway have to make a decision to fix something about the race. A lot of the drivers expressed concern at the amount of drivers on the small course. Here is International Business Times with the details of why 34 cars on this specific track are way too much: The Las Vegas Speedway is a mile shorter than the Indianapolis 500 track, meaning that drivers are turning for almost the entire race. The course is also rather narrow, meaning that the drivers were riding three and four abreast. On Sunday, there were 34 cars racing, which was more than were racing at this year's Indy 500, which W...

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