17 Apr I’ve found excerpts from the book in various places on the net but haven’t bought a copy yet. He seems to have a lot of crazy stories from his. 28 Jan I recently finished reading RAPID RESPONSE, MY INSIDE STORY AS A Steve Matchett, Larry McReynolds, and Jeff Hammond wrote about. 15 Sep From the opening chapter, where Dr. Terry Trammell saves a dying Alex Zanardi on the track in Germany, to the final one, where Olvey has.

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Scott Engle rated it really liked it Jun 13, Please try again later. Like most fatal racing crashes, the impact of Smiley’s crash at Indy was improved safety, this time in the form of a redesigned chassis and tub.

Indycar Safety Team Subject of Television Documentary

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Thread Tools Show Printable Version. It gives stories of the accidents that have happened but also personal accounts of the Dr’s relationships with various drivers and racing teams.

Horton offered an ambulance and the doctors fitted it with orthopedic treatment and basic life-support equipment. A Beginners Guide to Ketones for Life. I was bummed when the book ended. And here I thought I was a well informed race fan!

Ten years later, Jeff Andretti had essentially the same head on crash at Indy as Smiley, yet Andretti lived through it. There is some mention of other formats, particularly NASCAR as well as a nod to Formula 1 but he sticks with what he really knows and the book is none the worse for that.

Yellow Yellow Yellow is a one-hour television special that examines the work done by the safety team and the accident investigation group and their dedication to preventing motorsports injuries.


Indycar Safety Team Subject of Television Documentary – Rapid Response Productions

The advances of safety and Poor writing throughout this book illustrates that Dr. If you are a seller for this product, would you stsve to suggest updates through seller support? Initially, racing injuries were treated much like injuries from a typical automobile accident. Next page of related Sponsored Products. For a series that regularly seems to trip over its own feet, the safety team shines like a light, illuminating what CART does right. One person found this helpful. Trivia About Rapid Response: LoioshGrr rated it it was ok Mar 30, NASCAR still lags behind other sanctioning bodies in these areas despite the high levels of popularity they have soared to.

I guess I’ll have to get the book. Stephen Olvey’s true strengths deal with life saving and safety innovations, instead of putting words on paper.

Olvey was new to the sport and they progress on throughout, ending up close to the present day. I would recommend it to anyone. The Year They Stopped the Indy For starters having recently finished the bookI’d like to know more about “why Swede Savage really died in ,” which Respohse. Olvey and the medical team at Indy made the major seve of declaring Smiley dead at the track. Foyt would often pay out of his own pocket to have Dr.

Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. Each time the CART series would travel to a new venue, Olvey would scout in advance where the nearest trauma center was located, in case a worst case scenario would occur during the race. Oct 31, Chad Mccabe rated it it was amazing. This guide provides in depth detail on the most common Internal Medicine workups and diseases seen in the hospital. He graduated from Indiana University Medical School inand after a residency in internal medicine, he was appointed director of intensive care services at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, where he established a critical care program.


Shelbie Markley rated it it was amazing Aug 08, I worked in Indy carsso I experienced some of the events in the book first hand, and was acquainted with Dr. Respose the helicopter with Zanardi left the track following the accident, Olvey gave the driver nearly no chance of survival. Book rather peters out at the end – I guess there isn’t a conclusion yet! Motorsports fans will love racing and their heroes even more after reading this captivating memoir.

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If you enjoy racing you will enjoy this read even though some of it makes you sad to read. Renewed my interest again rapiid year after going back to Long Beach again this year.

Vettraino has written for Autoweek since A racing fan or not, this will be a gripping book for anyone willing to pick it up. He had essentially been scalped by the debris fence. Very good raoid for any race fan.

Anyone read “Rapid Response” by Dr. Steve Olvey? Yikes!

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