17 Apr I’ve found excerpts from the book in various places on the net but haven’t bought a copy yet. He seems to have a lot of crazy stories from his. 28 Jan I recently finished reading RAPID RESPONSE, MY INSIDE STORY AS A Steve Matchett, Larry McReynolds, and Jeff Hammond wrote about. 15 Sep From the opening chapter, where Dr. Terry Trammell saves a dying Alex Zanardi on the track in Germany, to the final one, where Olvey has.

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Rapid Response: My inside story as a motor racing life-saver by Stephen Olvey

Trivia About Rapid Response: Originally Posted by theunions. A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. If you or someone you love enjoys racing, especially if they love the Indydo olvry a favor and buy this book for them! If you are a race fan, you will enjoy this book.

Rapid Response: My inside story as a motor racing life-saver

Some X-rays are extremely difficult to read because you see the new injuries on top of old ones. Mears after Sanair and Foyt were a couple of them. Shelbie Markley rated it it was amazing Aug 08, Acecil rated it really liked it Oct 20, Responsee here I respknse I was a well informed race fan! There are a ton more awesome stories in the book, but I know I have rampled on long enough.


Dr. Steve Olvey: “Rapid Response – My Life as a Motorsports Life Saver”

Chronicles the tragedies, triumphs, and lessons learned from many notorious accidents. November 25, – Published on Amazon. LoioshGrr rated it it was ok Mar 30, Loved reading the inside story of bringing safer cars to the CART series. Rezponse an interesting overview of the growth of medical preparedness in the racing industry.

When I reached the car, I was shocked to see that Smiley’s helmet was gone, along with the top of his skull. Excellent personal account of the history of the darker side of American open-wheel motorsports. That being said, stevr is still a great read and I would recommend it to any race fan, regardless if they watch American open wheel racing or not. Smiley was a road racer and was used to counter-steering his car to avoid a crash if the rear wheels broke traction.

Don’t Mess with the System: CART’s medical team is the best in the business

Olvey was new to the sport and they progress on throughout, ending up close to the present day. Ironically, it was A.

Racing sanctions and tracks all over the world now follow that unofficial policy. Pie, Quebec, nearly full speed and head on. His accident not only improved medical response, but it prompted CART and its chassis manufacturers to rethink their designs to improve protection against frontal impact.


Will Gorder rated it really liked it Feb 08, Almost universally, people were giving it five stars and saying it was the best autobiography they had ever read. The writing is a bit disorganized, however, and the author never comes across as being very likable.

The material on the race track was most of his brain. The book is a collection of stories olvfy with drivers killed or seriously injured while driving open wheel race cars.

I have about half a dozen books on the bureau next to my bed right now that I have not yet gotten to. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Swede received the best care known during his day Olvey only skims over briefly.

I’ve found excerpts from the book in various places on the net but haven’t bought a copy yet. Do not link images you rapdi have rights to. The stories go through the years with the first ones taking place when Dr. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Olgey.

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