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Simon
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October 8, 2009, 09:34 AM

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Originally Posted by Stillie View Post
Cornerworking is extremely dangerous.....
The amount of risk a Cornerworker is prepared to take in any given situation is a very personal decision. My own personal nightmare is to get another racer injured because I ran out onto the track to try and help a downed rider and then got hit by someone else, causing myself and the rider who hits me to get hurt, or worse. However, I have to balance this with not going out there and then the downed rider getting hit anyway because I didn't go out and try and prevent it.
Every situation is different and you can only hope you make the right decision in the fraction of a second you have to think about it.
Typically, I find MARRC folks are some of THE bravest Cornerworkers you are likely to come across, and rarely put their own well being ahead of helping crashed racers.


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