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The Initiative to Fix Turn 9

301 Signatures Goal: 500

Petition for Improved Track Safety - The Initiative to Fix Turn 9 By this Petition for Improved Track Safety (\"PITS\") the undersigned hereby petition the owners, managers and directors of Willow Springs International Raceway Park in Rosamond, California to make repairs and upgrades, (i) to both sides of the exit of Turn 9 of Willow Springs International Raceway, and (ii) to the berm at the South end of the esses at the Streets of Willow Springs, for the purpose of making those two portions of the respective racetracks safer for drivers and other occupants of any automobile or motorcycle driven on such racetracks.\" These spots have proven to be very damaging to many cars, injured some drivers and now killed one enthusiast. They are known danger spots that need remediation. It is smart for the track operators to fix these areas for many reasons: 1. Nobody, not the track owners, not drivers and not event organizers want to see cars get damaged unnecessarily 2. Nobody wants to see someone injured 3. Nobody wants to see someone killed 4. It is good business to fix these areas 5. As more cars get damaged, people hurt and people dead, track events will become viewed as: a. Too dangerous to participate in b. Track day entries will decline c. Fewer track rental days will be contracted d. Track revenues will fall e. Track profits will decline 6. Simultaneously: a. Track event insurance will rise dramatically b. Event fees will rise c. Even fewer people will do track days d. Fewer event organizers will be able to afford the insurance e. So even fewer track day rentals will occur f. Auto insurance, health insurance and life insurance companies will tighten down exclusions further restricting track prosperity 7. New consequences will arise: a. The plaintiff trial lawyers will jump in b. and despite waivers they will sue c. Even with waivers it will be expensive to fight d. or out of court settlements will be made e. When multiple accidents occur regularly at the same spots without any effort at mitigation by the track, plaintiff lawyers will have a strong case for careless negligence f. They might start to win cases 8. Lastly: a. When participation and revenue is way down b. and costs are way up c. and potential legal liability sky-high d. the tracks will begin to close

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  • Michael Sorbian
    Michael Sorbian United States, Los Angeles
    Jun 28, 2015
    Jun 28, 2015
    Pave the outside of Turn 9 with asphalt
  • Antonio Ramirez
    Antonio Ramirez United States, Los Angeles
    May 08, 2015
    May 08, 2015
    No brainer on the part of the track owners. Everyone wins.
  • John Mueller
    John Mueller United States, Burbank
    May 06, 2015
    May 06, 2015
    I saw a guy get killed inside of T-9 & I loathe going there because of it. A pea gravel trap on both sides of the track would go a long way, but the inside also needs to have the ditches dealt with.
  • Jay Tien
    Jay Tien United States, Irvine
    May 06, 2015
    May 06, 2015
    Please make the track safer!
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