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I've looked at the Daytona speedway that's where crews worked through the night to repair a gaping hole in the catch fence.
Thank goodness it was there are more -- been injured a car careening off the track yesterday hurling a -- large pieces of debris into the stands in part the engine.
The video appears to show people lined up along that -- -- -- the -- goes airborne defense ripping off the entire front of the entire vehicle all.
Sending chunks of metal into the crowd here's what some of the fans had to say.
I didn't realize he -- got hurt if they had until we're balancing -- over and his blood in his leg was bleeding pretty band.
And so we will try to hit him so much good at rebel belt and rafter -- the talked around his leg rector.
He's got he's cut from his.
From about but here.
Always -- -- -- he's in there and and he's got a -- the first thing they sit list.
-- don't want to miss that race.
Wow well good morning everyone and welcome to America's News HQ the race will go on today.
I'm Jamie Colby and I -- on good morning good morning Jamie good to see -- good to see everybody this morning speedway officials say they are of course investigating what exactly caused the crash.
And they say won't affect the start of the race at around today Rick Reichmuth life.
Each with the very latest hiring there -- a lot of people leave another -- really lucky that there weren't more serious talents.
Certainly it now we do know that nobody -- sustain life threatening injuries and had not earlier we thought there were two.
There were two they were in critical condition that they are now.
Into a stable condition which it is certainly good news.
That's -- just did hold a press conference is that at some of those injured.
We'll be able to get special accommodations for the race today.
And I talked with one person earlier said they had talked with one who had been injured and -- broken leg and said she is ready to get back to the race today these are diehard fans the images that you see from the race.
Extreme and very scary coming twelve years after the live with a -- crash that caused -- the death of Dale Earnhardt.
Right on the last turn here at Daytona 500.
Today is the big race yesterday was a Nationwide Series race today the Daytona 500 part of the Sprint Cup race and they're getting ready you can take a look.
But out on that field that you can see that offense has been repaired.
There have been a little hole in entryway there that allowed fans to come onto this onto the racetrack.
Before and after the race and the crash hit that little what would have been that kind of weakness in defense.
Unfortunately causing the engine and one of the wheels to go through take a look and listen to what one person who was in the audience had to -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- In the stadiums and it and we'll now and -- -- retirement -- with a -- they break -- on an airplane fly over your kid and and debris of war and smoke and people cry.
-- and you can see this video of this -- them working the last night to repair the fence.
It is now a solid -- no entryway that actually would probably mean.
That it's a bit of a more secure fence right now for today's race but in the NASCAR presser that they're just -- -- that anybody who has had seats for that area.
If they are uncomfortable we'll try to accommodate them.
Get him to safer seats.
The crash was quite extreme Reagan Smith was putting a -- -- Brad Kozlowski trying to not let him pass bracket often is trying to pass him.
Regan Smith tried to block him and -- -- I don't -- car to be catapulted -- just about 75 yards before the finish line.
Kyle Larson walked -- on injured take a listen to what he had to say after going through that.
Not sure -- -- it up on Larry check out while fans are okay and you know all the -- all right.
And I take a couple big hits and in some -- in his it was gone so I'm just hope they raise our right.
Dancing his car -- -- it's amazing how he walked out of their NASCAR's done a lot to make sure the cars are safe.
Another -- to decide is there more they need to do to make sure the spectators.
Are sick as well that -- event and active.
-- -- exactly and we'll be following later on today thank you.
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