It's time to read drivers the riot act

It's time to read drivers the riot act

Motorsport has had some lucky escapes recently, with a spate of violent crashes and near misses. Charles Bradley calls for action to be taken before it's too late

Our sport has dodged some bullets recently. Images of a SEAT somersaulting into a spectator area at Brands Hatch a fortnight ago, narrowly missing some marshals, were followed onto YouTube last weekend by Chris van der Drift's monumental Superleague Formula shunt at the same venue on Sunday.

Fortunately, given the violence of both events, that only van der Drift required hospital treatment is bordering on the miraculous. So what can we learn to avoid these incidents from happening this regularly again?

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