Found October 09, 2013 on Formula 1 Blog:
For this being the first time I’ve ever been to a street race, let alone covering one, I didn’t really know what to expect. After the fact now, it was a weekend to remember, for both good and bad reasons. The hustled preparation of the track maybe to blame for the turn 1 bump that scrambled the schedule on Friday. While most street circuits take weeks to build, this one took only a few days. Impressive when you factor in everything that goes along with building a street circuit, but still a hurried job is not always a good job. The lack of time prevented any initial testing on the track and throw in that the track had not been used since 2007, there wasn’t much to compare to. Dario Franchitti’s accident was something that nobody wants to see. Anytime a car gets into a catchfence, the result is never good. Several drives alluded to the 2011 Las Vegas tragedy when describing the scene. It looked also reminiscent of Jeff Krosnoff’s fatal accident at Toronto in 1996. For Franchitti to ...
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