Nice Job!
In recognition to the Corner Workers & the EMT's for thier quick response at NHMS.
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New Hampshire Motors Speedway, Loudon NH- Coming into turn 3 Bill Swenson riding his #17 red Ducati took a serious spill. Bill laid motionless as the other bikes maneuvered around him. The corner workers during this time, what to me seemed like an eternity, were busy getting the remaining bikes through turn 3 without any more mishaps. Once the bikes were cleared it become apparent to the Corner Worker that Bill was not making any attempt to move. Within seconds the Corner Worker went over to Bill and assessed the situation then made the call for the ambulance. Within a short few seconds the Ambulance was on the scene and quickly and diligently started to attend Bill.

What impressed me, after downloading the pictures and checking the time of each photo, was how quick the Corner Workers and the Emergency Medical Team responded. The time between the first photo that was shot of Bill going down, to the time the EMT's arrived was a minute. A minute to get the reaming bikes through the corner, to assessing the situation, to having the EMT's on site was very very impressive. As a photographer, a spectator, and a fan you never want to see anyone go down, but it is good to know that when an emergency happens on the track that the Corner Workers and the EMT's will respond in a quick and timely manner.

During the course of a racing weekend event the Corner Workers and the EMT's are transparent to us as we watch the battles unfold on the track. We take them for granted. I felt, after watching how quickly the two became a team that they should get some recognition for a Job well done! Nice job!!

I'm sure I can speak for everyone in the racing community that we wish Bill a quick and speedy recovery and that we'll see him back on his Red #17 Ducati racing the track soon.


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