Daytona ready for race, willing to relocate fans - NBC Sports

Daytona ready for race, willing to relocate fans
February 24, 2013, 12:02 pm

Fans feeling unsafe after the horrific crash at Daytona International Speedway can change seats for NASCAR's biggest race.

Track President Joie Chitwood said Sunday workers successfully repaired a section of fence - 54 feet wide and 22 feet high - that was shredded Saturday when Kyle Larson's car went airborne on the final lap of a second-tier race and crashed through the barrier that separates cars from fans. Large pieces of debris, including a tire, sprayed into the upper and lower section of the stands.

The crash injured more than 28 people, raising more questions about fan safety at race tracks.

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Kyle Larson, Regan Smith

Fans were injured during a crash at Daytona International Speedway.

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