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Another problem during practice

There was another practice-session crash on race day last week at Kentucky. Once again, Rusty Wallace says practicing on the day of a race is detrimental to the sport.

Updated: August 16, 2006, 1:11 PM ET
By Rusty Wallace | Special to ESPN.com

My opinion on the morning practice session the day of the race is it's totally useless. I have no idea why there needs to be a morning practice session whatsoever. The drivers have practiced and qualified for two days, they've put in all the work, and with a 19-car field, you don't need to risk anyone getting hurt right before the race.

This problem became apparent in Homestead, Fla., in the first week of the season, when Paul Dana was killed after a collision during the warm-up. Luckily, ...

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