Wow, thats a grusome accident... thats to bad. I don't really follow top fuel or drag racing for that matter, but they sure are fun events to go to, and even funner to participate in. I can understand why he would keep on doing what he loved. And at least he went out doing what he loved. There are worse ways to go.
"I hate to advocate chemicals, alcohol, violence or insanity to anyone... But they've always worked for me."
-Hunter S. Thompson
RIP, Scott. NHRA events are pretty cool. When you're in the stands watching, you MUST have ear plugs and even those don't muffle all the sound. The stands and your body just shake as they fly down the track. Insane stuff.
This man, I believe, lived in Palmetto- not too ar from me.
Our local news report had this on last night.
"...You just have a wider lens than one game."
--Former Reds GM Wayne Krivsky, on why he didn't fly Josh Hamilton to Colorado for one game.
"...its money well-spent. Don't screw around with your freedom."
--Roy Tucker, on why you need to lawyer up when you find yourself swimming with sharks.