What can be learned from BTCC's horror crash?
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What can be learned from BTCC's horror crash?

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A horrendous multi-car pile-up in British Touring Car Championship qualifying at Croft last weekend left two drivers severely injured. How did it happen, why was the outcome so bad and what lessons can the series take from it?

There was a dark cloud hanging over the British Touring Car Championship paddock at Croft last weekend, and it wasn't just because of the temperamental North Yorkshire weather.

A serious accident in qualifying left three drivers in hospital, and two in an induced coma.

Motorbase Ford Focus driver Luke Davenport was the most seriously hurt and suffered multiple chest injuries, lung damage, a broken right leg, a broken pelvis, broken right arm and concussion.

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