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The next time you see Brian Leppo....

Post by Greggbert » Tue May 27, 2008 8:44 pm

...shake his hand and tell him he is a lucky man and you are happy is still with us. And if you are a driver, please take the time to give that extra tug on your belts during the parade lap. You never know when they may save your life. The left side panel of the top wing came off entering turn three Monday night and he went for a ride, full bore into the outer wall. Boy did he hit a ton. I amazed at how far these chassis and safety systems have come. Amazed and thankful.

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Re: The next time you see Brian Leppo....

Post by camelexpressdriver26 » Tue May 27, 2008 8:53 pm

When i saw him sitting in the middle of the track with everyone else coming my stomach got all knotted up. Im glad that Brian is ok and can race another day. He took one he!! of a hit and i agree with you that the safety of racing has come a long way. And thank you god for being with him during these events.
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Post by SprintCarNews.com » Tue May 27, 2008 9:28 pm

Ouch!!
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Re: The next time you see Brian Leppo....

Post by WRT Web Designs » Tue May 27, 2008 9:47 pm

WOW, nice capture Gregg! What a shame for Brian... That car was rollin the last couple weeks...

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Re: The next time you see Brian Leppo....

Post by WoodenWing » Tue May 27, 2008 10:07 pm

Nasty crash, glad to see he walked away from that one.

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Re: The next time you see Brian Leppo....

Post by safety1 » Tue May 27, 2008 10:14 pm

WOW those pictures are incredible. I'm glad I wasn't there to see that one. I talked to Barry today and he said Brian is feeling pretty good physically. Best wishes to this team, they have a great thing going.

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Post by SLINKMASTERC » Wed May 28, 2008 2:24 am

It was a nasty crash, and glad Brian is ok. In the last photo Kevin Knouse and Wife have that look of relieve that Brian got out ok as well.

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Re: The next time you see Brian Leppo....

Post by Darren Landis » Wed May 28, 2008 5:38 am

Holy S*** glad Brian is OK.

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Post by grove22 » Wed May 28, 2008 8:55 am

Wow! Nice captures Greg. I'm glad he was ok after that one!

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Post by Stroker » Wed May 28, 2008 8:58 am

Great shots...Glad he walked away :clap:
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Re: The next time you see Brian Leppo....

Post by 5wFan » Wed May 28, 2008 4:03 pm

Holy smokes! Had no idea the crash was that bad. Glad was Brian was able to walk away

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Post by 49er » Wed May 28, 2008 4:47 pm

i THINK was i remember seeing was brian entering the corner and the left side panel sheering completely off...i THINK i thought, "ohhh ****!" my "ohhh ****!" turned out to be right and just like that, OUCH! was standing right there above the wall (you'll see jen and kevin nouse in the one pics...thats where i was...) when he got out of the car and he casually just walked away. he is very lucky...very lucky! i hope hes feeling alright after that hit, he'll be back this weekend im sure!

WOW! pics caught the whole thing EXCEPT for the wing panel peeling off...

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Re: The next time you see Brian Leppo....

Post by Skinner » Wed May 28, 2008 5:01 pm

SLINKMASTERC wrote:In the last photo Kevin Knouse and Wife have that look of relieve that Brian got out ok as well.
Their faces say it all and ditto on what Gregg said to open this post!!
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Re: The next time you see Brian Leppo....

Post by Greggbert » Wed May 28, 2008 11:19 pm

Hats off to JEI for building a chassis that took a hit like that and as you can see the integrity of the cage area is still fully in tact and protected the driver. :thumbleft:

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Re: The next time you see Brian Leppo....

Post by camelexpressdriver26 » Thu May 29, 2008 8:38 am

i deffinately agree JEI makes one heck of a chassis :thumbleft:
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