Originally Posted by The Alchemist
His best bet would have been to lay down right against the barrier. Notice the barrier never moved.
That is what I would have done. the barrier is part of the track.
I work at the NHRA Spring Nationals in Houston. Last year an A/FC came around the corner, the wind blew the parachute back open, I hit the ground behind the wall. Parachutes will wrap around your legs and drag you until the car stops. Seen it happen and didn't want to be that guy.