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Marco Simoncelli Crash: Motorsports Cross Line Between Sport and Daredevil Game

A burst of tragic deaths occurring in the entertainment industry demands change. A single death in racing can be labeled a freak accident.  Two in a span of eight days and that classification of sport needs to be put under the microscope.  If the brain trust of motorsports thinks long and hard about what has happened over the past week, they may just put a microscope between their game and the sun. IndyCar racer Dan Wheldon died in a fatal crash last Sunday and Grand Prix motorcycle racer Marco Simoncelli passed away today.  For fans, it’s easy to say that it’s simply just part of the sport, a risk that all drivers are aware of and one that each willingly takes.  But when is enough, enough? Fellow Indy driver...

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