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Revolution Park owner weighs-in on fatality at NY track

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 MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - After Saturday night's fatal accident at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York, a local NASCAR track owner is weighing in.

Gus Campbell of Revolution Park calls the incident unfortunate, and says it could have easily been prevented if driver, Kevin Ward, Jr., had stayed in his vehicle while on the track.

"We basically forbid the drivers to exit the cars if they're involved in an accident unless they are in danger," says Campbell, "They are told to only get out of the car if it's on fire or they are in some immediate danger. Now, that's not to say they do that."


Campbell says this accident could lead to a lot of policy changes at tracks.

"There's something we can take away from this," says Campbell, "We are going to be stricter with our drivers, not only exiting the car but also requiring the driver, if he's involved in an accident, to get in our ambulance."

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