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Marco Simoncelli Crash: Increased Safety Measures Can Only Prevent so Much

Unfortunately, there is only so much the motorsports world can do to protect its drivers.While there is speculation that IndyCar shouldn't have allowed drivers to race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where driver Dan Wheldon died, there was nothing that could be done in the case of Marco Simoncelli.It was a tragic and unfortunate event; there is no doubt about that.It is even more horrific when you realize that nothing could have been done to prevent the accident.Every safety measure imaginable was in place during this race. Unfortunately, there is nothing that can be done to prevent another driver from being that close to a crash.Races are decided by fate. It's as simple as that. A driver can do nothing to control what happens around him; he...

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