|Gate placement a concern for NASCAR after crash|
|Written by Admin|
|Saturday, 02 March 2013 09:50|
Steve O'Donnell, NASCAR's Senior Vice President of Racing Operations, said on Saturday that the gate where rookie Kyle Larson's car hit the fence was locked, but that pieces of the car still went through the fence.
He said the safety elements of Larson's car appeared to work, but the section that the engine is tethered to sheared off and sent pieces of the car flying into the stands.
O'Donnell also said two of the injured fans are still at the hospital, but that everyone else has been released.