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Old 06-15-2013, 08:56 AM   #285
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Originally Posted by Wreck™ View Post
Actually window nets are there to keep the drivers arms inside the cage. Nascar mandated them in 1970 after Richard Petty's arm was injured in a flip.

I understand the intent, the side effect is that the net keeps debris away from the driver in a crash.
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