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Some more comfortable than others

Updated: September 29, 2002, 1:11 PM ET
By Dan Knutson | ESPN.com

Just about every driver that competed in this year's Indy 500 and Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway wore some sort of sort of head and neck restraint system such as the HANS or Hutchens system to reduce the risk of injuries.

But not a single driver wore such a device for this year's United States Grand Prix. That will change in 2003, however, as the HANS device becomes mandatory for all Formula One drivers.

Formula One prides itself as being at the forefront of safety, ...

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