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A crumpled skidplate shows the domino effect that mechanical failures can have. Fleming lost a front brake line, which was pinched off by the crew. Three brakes were adequate to stop the truck, but three brakes do not a stable truck make. When the stop pedal was leaned on, it sent the truck off course, launching it off a big-screen-sized boulder. The truck landed on its feet and continued the race. Perry was rattled and sore, but survived the mishap in fine style. His codriver and father-in-law, Kevin Addison, suffered "not one, but six compression fractures in his spine." Guess what, everybody? Kevin Addison, aka Pops, will be back out there as soon as his back is OK. Did we mention that racing can be addictive?

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