Video of the Day: When track days go wrong

Track days can be fun, until the sudden stop when you hit something

track days
Track days can be fun, until...

As compiler of this mayhem Tom Gregory notes, track days can be fun, but when they go wrong, they go badly wrong!

Watch and wince, and remember this advice from a veteran racing mechanic to his driver: Remember that your right foot is connected to your checkbook. How fast can you afford to go?

A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.


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