Hot lap

The Hot Lap section of the Rollcage Medic site is where you can stretch your motorsport rescue and medicine muscles.

An event scenario will be posted and several questions posed for you to ponder. You can submit an answer either by using the DisqUs comments section below the scenario or by using the Rollcage Medic Google+ or Facebook page.

You can submit your own scenarios and questions as well ... just remember to send in the answers as well, just in case.

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Hot Lap Case 4 - Scene assessment

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, In : Circuit scenarios 
It's been a while since I posted one of these, so I figured it is time to get them going again. This Hot Lap case is inspired by a You Tube video that was posted on Twitter recently. Off we go ...

You are in position on circuit and are lucky enough to have a live feed of the action when you see this happen

(Video source: 2014 AutoBACS Super GT Round 3 by 669takashi on YouTube)

Let's assume that this is a fully resourced event. There are three angles to play with:
  • The medic in the chase medical ca...

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Circuit scenario #1

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, In : Circuit scenarios 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Tuesday, March 13, 2012

An international open-wheel circuit event is 15 laps into a 56 lap race when a sector marshall calls in a racing incident:

"Car 11 heavily into the tyre wall driver's left at Turn 7."

The circuit's camera system brings the following image up on screen ...

Question 1: As the event Chief Medical Officer, what immediate actions would you direct?

Question 2
: As the attending medical team leader on the scene, what injuries would you suspect and w...
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