Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Driver's Miracle Escape After Car Blows Apart

Spectators at the Four-Wide Nationals, in Charlotte, North Carolina, were stunned when the uninjured driver climbed from the smoking wreckage, tossed a scrap of bodywork to the tarmac and stomped off to the pits. Just seconds before, the carbon fibre shell of his 'funny car' - a class of drag racing vehicle - had rippled like cloth as flames erupted from the engine and tore backwards through the driver's cabin.

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