Going Forward from Tragedy: New Rules and Celebrating a Life
In the days since the tragic accident at Canandaigua Speedway, there have been some significant articles that show how the racing world is reacting to the incident.
While many tracks did have either written or well known rules about drivers exiting their cars during on track incidents, as can be read in these articles, there has been specific reaction from many local tracks as well as NASCAR to formalize their policies.
MRN.com: Tragedy Sparks Rule Change
NASCAR: NASCAR Formalizes On-Track Incident Procedure For Competitors
Beyond the changes that are happening at tracks and within sanctioning bodies, let us not forget that a young man lost his life and this article offers a glimpse into the life of Kevin Ward Jr, his family, and his friends.
Syracuse.com: Kevin Ward's Funeral: Laughter, Songs, and Tears as Hundreds Celebrate a Life
Ultimately, as the ripples extend beyond this tragic incident, we continue to pray not just for the family and friends of Kevin Ward, but for all those in the racing world who have been effected by tragedies at tracks across the United States.