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post #1 of 19 Old 06-21-2008, 07:50 PM Thread Starter
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Drag racer Scott Kalitta dies after crash:

Scott Kalitta, a two-time former NHRA Top Fuel champion and one of just 14 drivers to have won in both of the NHRA's nitro categories, died Saturday as the result of injuries suffered in a qualifying accident at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in...

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WOW...RIP.

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Oh wow, that is very sad. RIP.

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If you saw the film footage, it was terrible. God bless the Kalitta family.

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Terrible crash.

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Sorry to hear

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thats horrible

did anyone else notice how short the sand trap looked at the end of the track? need to add anotheer 100 ft or more. and move or remove the far wall. that alone could have saved his life. even at 300+ when you hit the sand, your not going to go too far. but when you can bounce over it...

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Here is footage of the crash if anyone is intrested in seeing it:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=Ebiz8d1Q2OA

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That's nuts! I don't follow racing, but wow, what a scene!

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God Speed Scott.
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