SAFETY SEMINARS

This year the Racing Goes Safer Safety Foundation offers you not one, but two action-packed safety seminars to choose from. Attend one, or attend them both!

SEMINAR #1
Driver Hydration
Useful Tips for Better Performance
with Dr. Edward Potkanowicz
Friday, December 13, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Indiana Convention Center
Room 237

Dr. Potkanowicz has instrumented and studied drivers during races, giving us new insights on the things that can go wrong when you are under-hydrated. Learn how to avoid Heat Stress and Heart Attacks!

SEMINAR #2
Rapid Response
with Dr. Stephen Olvey
&
FIA: Engineering Safety for All
with Stephane Fillastre & Nuno Costa
Friday, December 13, 2019
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Indiana Convention Center
Room 239

CART's former Medical Director, Dr. Stephen Olvey will talk about the changes he has made to racing safety, as laid out in his new book, "Rapid Response".

Top Level FIA officials will discuss safety initiatives at all levels for racing, on the track and on the road

SPECIAL EVENTS
PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT
 
Stand 21 Safety Foundation’s
"Racing Goes Safer" Lifetime Achievement
Award Presentation
 
Thursday, December 12, 2019
1:00 PM
Indiana Convention Center
Media Center
"Rapid Response" Movie Viewing
 
Thursday, December 12, 2019
7:30 PM
Regal UA Circle Center 
49 West Maryland St, Suite 221
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Exclusive viewing of "Rapid Response", a documentary directed by Roger Hinze & Michael William Miles based on Dr. Steve Olvey’s book of the same name.

Panel Discussion to follow.


**Note: Limited seating. Ticket pre-purchased at the theater required for admission**

In 1966 Medical student and racing fan Stephen Olvey gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is asked to volunteer at the Indianapolis 500 on their medical team. What started as fun insider view of a sport he loved quickly devolves before his eyes as he sees the level of medical support given to the drivers, whom he has befriended, is terrifyingly non-existent. After feeling helpless at the scene of what turns out to be a fatal accident. Dr. Olvey sets off on a mission to build a team to apply science to transform motorsports from the most fatal form of sport to one of the safest. Over the next 30 years they succeed and the science that they develop influences modern trauma medicine and the passenger cars we drive today. This is the story of the most fatal era in Motorsports and the Indy 500 doctors who pioneered safety and helped the drivers to cheat death.

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