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A Closer Look (Fast Track) #195583

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 19, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at NASCAR/stock car racing following the death of driver Dale Earnhardt introduced; statistics on auto racing cited.

(New York: Aaron Brown) Specific issues of auto racing safety examined; crash scenes shown. [ESPN racing analyst Dr. Jerry PUNCH, CART director of medical affairs Dr. Steve OLVEY - offer differing opinions on NASCAR safety.] [Race car safety researcher professor John MELVIN - talks about neck injuries.] [NASCAR champion Jeff GORDON - comments on rules.] The four recent track deaths reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:03:10

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