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Old 06-22-2008, 10:13 AM
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What a terrible accident....

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Old 06-22-2008, 10:17 AM
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God Speed .....Terrible loss our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
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Old 06-22-2008, 10:19 AM
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Old 06-22-2008, 10:56 AM
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RIP Scott Kalitta

Always pullin for the Michigan family - even back when Connie ran.

Looks like there's only trees after the trap/barrier. Shouldn't the runoff area be longer?

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Old 06-22-2008, 11:42 AM
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Old 06-22-2008, 01:02 PM
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SCOTT RIP, I hope he did't feel or no it was the end that he was hitting his brakes and not seeing that wall was coming up in a second. I just talked to my neighbor that drag races there and he said its not a good shut down area because of a road behind it, well build a bridge for the road so the shut down area can be longer if its that short of a shut down area they should close the track to cars over 200, or change the road. it so sad for his wife and kids to go through this. god bless them.
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Old 06-22-2008, 03:43 PM
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Word has it that when his car exploded through the traps, the flying debri killed the espn cameraman taping the event.

I haven't heard anything regarding a cameraman, was he killed as well?
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Old 06-22-2008, 03:45 PM
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GOD SPEED Scott!!!

We'll miss watching you race!

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
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My Condolences to Kalitta Family.
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Old 06-22-2008, 04:32 PM
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I hope he did't feel or no it was the end that he was hitting his brakes and not seeing that wall was coming up in a second.

Dad and I were just talking about it. I'm hoping the force of the first explosion knocked him unconscious .....

I just cant imagine being a member of his crew/family and standing there watching .....
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