March 29, 2016
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Many years ago near the small town of Portland, Indiana, there was a popular go kart track that drew competitors from around the Midwest. For a short time I was among them.
Today the track is a cow pasture, covered in fertilizer and new farm construction, largely forgotten by the world. The remaining asphalt is broken and sinking back into the earth. No track signage remains. Track records are lost and Internet searches turn up nothing.
TRAPPED IN A BURNING RACE CAR, Part 4: Unanswered Questions
March 9, 2016
Questions continue to pour in regarding my February 13th accident at Circuit of the Americas. I'll do my best to answer them here and be as honest as I can about the mistakes I made during the incident in the hopes that they'll help someone else.
TRAPPED IN A BURNING RACE CAR, Part 3: The Law of Unintended Consequences
March 9, 2016
After suffering severe burns in a racing accident at Circuit of the Americas last month, several motorsports organizations requested interviews with me shortly after I was released from the hospital.
I'm afraid they may not like what I have to say.
Injured Stephen Cox to Miss Mecum Kansas City Show on NBCSN
March 8, 2016
For the first time in nine years, a Mecum Auctions show will go on air without co-host Stephen Cox who is recovering from burns received in a racing incident at Circuit of the Americas on February 13th.
TRAPPED IN A BURNING RACE CAR, PART 2: New Video of the Fire
March 7, 2016
The fire that ended my race at Circuit of the Americas last month and sent me to the intensive care unit of the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio (details here) also destroyed our on-board cameras. We were convinced that no video of the event existed, but last week's article drew over 50,000 readers and several previously unknown videos surfaced quite by surprise.
TRAPPED IN A BURNING RACE CAR, Part I
March 2, 2016
It was the same sound you hear when you pour too much lighter fluid on the charcoal as you're preparing a Fourth of July barbecue. A giant “whoosh” followed by a flash of flame.
Except it was a thousand times louder. And it wasn't charcoal that was on fire. It was me.
WRL Racer Relief Fund
On February 13th, Stephen was racing at Circuit of the America 's in Austin Texas. There was a freak accident causing his car to catch on fire. He suffered second and third degree burns on various parts of his body and was only recently released from the hospital.Read More