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Daytona 500 Fiery Crash: Why This Snakebitten Race Should Have Been Called Early

This is ridiculous, not to mention pathetic and unsafe.As I write this, there's a legion of safety personnel in fire suits pouring laundry detergent and hosing down a racetrack that just had 200 gallons of jet fuel ignite upon and mar its surface. Let's try this again for clarification: There was a surface fire with 200 gallons of jet fuel (that burns at nearly 600 degrees, by the way), which is now attempting to be fixed by a bunch of Tide and water (because asphalt is just like your linens), so that 900-horsepower cars can then drive over it at 180-plus mph mere inches apart from each other. Yeah, that sounds smart. Real safe, too. Are you kidding? Who are Fox and NASCAR fooling? It's essentially Tuesday on the East Co...

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