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Old 09-14-2019, 08:45 AM
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Congrats - you were the smarter racer that day!
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Old 09-16-2019, 02:14 PM
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Holy cow the last car off at T5 was on its roof!

But a podium is a podium. Congrats!
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in order to finish first, first you must finish....
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in order to finish first, first you must finish....
Or third it seems......
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Congrats.

Here is another view:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gIqkFCdYg4
That was Paul, my good buddy and race-team member. He restarted in 2nd (actually 11th but only one car in front of him). He's on the podium looking...interesting.

And there were 15-20 cars in the restart. I was in 15th position but only 2 cars in front of me (I had started 23rd due to a very poor qualifying time but worked myself up to 15th by the crash). 13 of the top 17 cars were wrecked which explains only 2 cars gridded ahead of me.

The car on its side (not on its roof) in turn 5 was Rich Hroman, who was the race leader and setting the pace in the rain.

I was certainly NOT the smarter driver -- I was the LUCKIER driver to see the yellow flag and let up just enough on my speed by that time to avoid the tire (and car) wall.

Thank you all for your comments (except Nadir...).
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