NASCAR will look at the placement of gates at its tracks after a Nationwide Series car crashed through the fence at Daytona and injured more than two dozen fans.
The fans were injured during the 12-car crash last Saturday when pieces of rookie Kyle Larson's car ripped through the fence, including a section where a gate connects the grandstand and the track.
''I think because of where it came through and having pieces that did get through and it being a gate area, that's really going to be the focus for us to look at,'' Steve O'Donnell, NASCAR's Senior Vice President, Racing Operations said Saturday from Phoenix International Raceway. ''We're certainly going to look at fencing in general, but I think that particular area, that it was a gate, did impact it. We know the gate was locked, but does that provide as much stability as the rest of the fencing we believed it did? We've now got to look at that impact.''
The crash occurred on the final lap of the Nationwide race the day befor...