IndyCar drivers need to police themselves

IndyCar drivers need to police themselves

OPINION: A year on from Robert Wickens' horror crash at Pocono that left him with life-changing injuries, there was a sickening moment of deja vu on Sunday. The worst was avoided - but IndyCar cannot keep depending on the hands of fate

"How many times do we have to go through the same situation before we can all accept that an IndyCar should not race at Pocono. It's just a toxic relationship and maybe it's time to consider a divorce. I'm very relieved (to my knowledge) that everyone is OK from that scary crash."

Those are the poignant and haunting words Robert Wickens wrote on Twitter following Sunday's IndyCar race at Pocono. For the second year in a row, a big crash marred the event. His incident last year changed his life, and he is still unable to walk unaided after the crash, although his rehabilitation continues to inspire.

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