Auto-race spectator sues over bleacher injuries

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George went to the Bakersfield Speedway to watch the auto races. He paid an extra admission fee and signed a liability waiver so he could sit on bleachers in the pit area close to the racetrack. He observed that after the races, the pit area is opened to all attendees at no extra charge so they can view the racetrack up close and sit in the special bleachers. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. However, while George was sitting in the pit area bleachers and enjoying the auto races, for which he paid an extra charge, the bleachers collapsed. George was injured. When George sued the racetrack owners for his injuries, he alleged the operators negligently erected and maintained the pit area bleachers that collapsed. But the racetrack owners pointed to the liability waiver release form that George signed before entering the pit area bleachers. He acknowledged the racetrack pit area is a dangerous place where spectators could be injured or even killed by auto crashes, flying tires and fi...