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chat icon Indianapolis 1971 Start Pace Car Crashes Live
Here is a very nice story about this accident and what happened.

chat icon LagunaSeca 1999 FP Rodriguez Fatal Crash Extended
If they had the HANDS device back then his neck would have sustained the frontal impact.

Very sad Smilie

chat icon LagunaSeca2018 Race 1 Monk Big Crash
Holy cow that was hard Smilie

chat icon Homestead 2007 Cunningham Justice Huge Crash Extended
So glad for having the saver barrier back in 2007, that could have been a very bad outcome without it.

chat icon Nurburgring2018 6 Shoffner Big Crash Flips Amateur
@metallica101 Good to hear he's doing ok mate, that was one hell of a ride Smilie

chat icon Nurburgring2018 6 Shoffner Big Crash Flips Amateur
I counted 9 and a half flips .. wow I hope he's o.k. Smilie

chat icon Taruma2018 Crestani Crashes Hard
How ironic it would be surviving a crash like that without a scratch and then getting hurt while getting out of his car.

Almost twisted his ancle there Smilie

chat icon Pocono2018 Restart Wickens HunterReay Hinchcliffe Fittipaldi Sato Horror Crash Red Flag Live
I'm so glad he did not hit that pole with his cockpit otherwise the outcome would have been catastrofic .. glad to hear he was awake and alert.

Pocono is such a great track but still very dangerous for indy cars to my opinion.

chat icon Goiania2018 Light Race 2 Cardoso Huge Off
Rally stock car racing new style perhaps Smilie

chat icon Riverside 1968 Sell Huge Crash Rolls Fire
@mattia Thanks mate, I thought it was a bit strange doing such thing on live broadcast. Smilie

chat icon Riverside 1968 Sell Huge Crash Rolls Fire
Most disturbing thing I think is when the commentators are saying we'll get back because the action is on the racetrack and the accident is off.

While that poor man is fighting inside his car they just continued the race like nothing happened.

Glad he got out of that mangled car. Smilie

chat icon RoadAmerica2018 Lyons and Ward Huge Crash
Massive roll .. it might be a good idea to put a piece of saver barrier around that corner.

chat icon Spa2018 Race 2 Leader Blomstedt Massive Crash Red Flag
That's a shitty crash .. as a marshal your an assistant to the driver but this is a bad thing if one of those gets hurt.

Same as I feld with the DTM wet pit at the Hungaroring were marshalls were involved in pit lane incidents.

chat icon CalderPark 1984 Newton Huge Crash Extended
The expected challenge from Alan Newton in his Elfin MS7-Repco Holden (the same car that Elfin Sports Cars founder Garrie Cooper had used to win the 1975 Championship) came to a premature end during the first lap of the second heat at the opening round at Calder. Sitting in second behind Clearihan going down Calder's back straight, the cars throttle jammed open going into the braking area and Newton veered left, running at high speed across the infield until hitting a small rise which saw the Elfin literally fly across the track (it was airborne for approximately 20 metres) before landing and hitting the guardrail at undiminished speed. Newton survived the crash with nothing more than a busted knee and broken ankle (later during the race Newton was shown by race broadcaster Channel 7 sitting up and talking to medical staff as he was being placed into an ambulance)

Source: Wikipedia.

chat icon Austria2018 Race2 Start Crash
Terrible team effort Smilie

chat icon Norisring2018 Race 2 Start Ticktum Vaidyanathan Big Crash Red Flag
@Nascar47fan I agree on that mate, hard lesson but he will learn from it I hope .. 5 seconds to not avoid a solid object is indeed a bit too much.

chat icon Norisring2018 Race 2 Start Ticktum Vaidyanathan Big Crash Red Flag
When starting on the right side of the straight all you do as a driver is first look at the left for other drivers because you won't expect a stolling car in front of you .. well not directly in front ..

He had clear visability in front when starting and turned his head to the left for other drivers but realised too late there was this stalling car .. it looked like he had so much time to avoid this crash but he never expected this car .. if it was a car directly in front or maybe 2 cars in front he would have avoid him.

chat icon Catalunya 2006 Race 2 Start Crash
2006 .. no HANDS device .. look at his kneck on impact in slow motion and that wasn't even a high speed head on Smilie

chat icon Texas2018 ClamanDeMelo Power Crash
@Ncal7 True.

His spotter should had told him but he decided to close the gap by getting high, that poor rookie had no where to go with that speed he was carying.

chat icon Chang2018 1 Supercar GTM Race 2 Charoensukhawatana Suspension Failure Crashes
Nice Language Smilie

chat icon NRing2018 Race 2 Belov Rolls during Recovery
And don't forget to put the steering wheel back my friend Smilie Smilie

chat icon Detroit2018 Race2 Pace Car Crashes On Formation Laps
The car was driven by some CEO from General Motors as I heard ?

In America they are talking about safety as they set the highest standart but they can't even let these guys drive with a safety helmet and protecting clothes ?

Just stupid !!

chat icon Italy2018 Marquez Crashes
Karma just did a good job there Smilie

chat icon Italy2018 FP2 Pirro Crashes Hard Extended
He could easily broken both of his feet or anckles when he landed down .. his knee pads absorbed most of the force otherwise he would never ride a bike again in his life.

I must say .. THANK GOD for knee padding in Motorsports Smilie

chat icon Olavarria2018 R3 Cup Final Gerbasi Fatal Crash
@crills2000 We are talking motor biking here.
It's very sad to see a biker get hit frontal by another biker, there wasn't anything that could have done to prevent these kind of crashes.

To me it looked like a pretty save track with wide open run off erea.
Accidents like these happens sad but truth.

chat icon Italy 1999 250cc Start Crash
feels so unreal after nearly 20 years valentino rossi is still driving at the highest level of motorsport while all these other drivers are playing with their memories Smilie

chat icon Monaco2018 Qualifying Norris Crashes
I bet that steering house wasn't straight after that hit but he managed to get an excellent time out of it dispite that hit Smilie

chat icon Monaco2018 Serie G Group 2 Qualifying Lajoux and FolchRusinol Crash
@metallica101 It gives me a good feeling now with the wise words you choose and I really do believe these cars should always be available for racing because that's what they used to mend for.

I Honestly still get a slightly broken heart seeing damage done to a historic GP car but well .. that's part of the sport of racing ain't it Smilie

chat icon Monaco2018 Serie D Rowley and Delbene Crash
The yellow flag couldn't stop Delbene from crashing into Rowley as it came out right after Rowley crashed.

Sad to see 2 historic cars get crashed out Smilie

chat icon Monaco2018 Serie G Group 2 Qualifying Lajoux and FolchRusinol Crash
It's sad to see so many unknown drivers driving an old F1 car and just think they can handle all that horse power.

And it makes me really angry to see those drivers crashing those fantastic historic cars .. to be honest the cars are ment to be driven but only in the hands of drivers that can handle the cars. Smilie

chat icon Belgium2018 Isaakyan Big Crash Flips
Too bad there isn't actually a television footage of the crash itself beside one amateur recording.

I wonder if there wasn't any safety cam on that piece of track ?

chat icon Europe 1992 250cc Shimitsu Zeelenberg Huge Crash
Slight name error .. it's Wilco Zeelenberg .. not "Zeelemburg" Smilie

chat icon RioCuarto 1992 Etchegaray Throws Fire Estinguisher
I just can't believe what I saw Smilie

chat icon Belgium2018 Qualifying Fittipaldi Big Crash Pure Sounds
@neteye well that's just bad luck that it happened in one of the most dangerous corners at Spa with a speed up to 280KMH Smilie

chat icon Belgium2018 Tincknell Big Crash
Man .. identical to fittipaldi's crash Smilie

chat icon Belgium2018 Qualifying Fittipaldi Big Crash Pure Sounds
I always wonder what caused a crash, to me it looked like a broken suspencion .. car went straight in the middle of the corner with no wheelspin on the back tyres wich should ended up with a tail spin .. instead the car didn't turn as should be expected with a normal racing speed.

I'd say .. suspencion failure sadly with no time to react to it.

chat icon Belgium2018 Qualifying Fittipaldi Big Crash Pure Sounds
@x3xu14 although racing and crashes both goes hand in hand it's not really nice to see people get hurt so a bit more respect should be in place here.

Hope he get back soon.

chat icon Sydney2018 Heat9 Mackay Big Crash
@sadsac72 I wonder why they don't use the big wing on top to prevent cars to behave like this like they use in the states ..

This is just crazy

chat icon Argentina2018 Moto3 FP1 Canet Crashes into Yurchenko on Purpose Extended
just stupid .. Canet should have a big penalty for this stupid move, maybe a few races suspended would teach him a lesson !!

chat icon Indianapolis 1996 FP Brayton Fatal Crash Full Report
I've seen the footage of this crash multiple times but never the anouncement according to his crash and I felt so sad to hear he past away wich only realized to me beside he was a race car driver .. he was also a human being that lost his life by doing that one thing he loved Smilie

chat icon Indianapolis 2008 Qual Foyt Strange Crash
As I see this crash did not happen during Quali so maybe the title should be changed to practice crash Smilie

chat icon Indianapolis 2008 Qual Foyt Strange Crash
2008 for sure .. according to wikipedia ..

Sunday May 18, 2008 - Bump Day time trials

Qualifications summary
Shortly after the track opened for time trials, A. J. Foyt IV easily bumped his way into the field, bumping Marty Roth in the process. Later in the afternoon, Roth was able to secure a spot by bumping Buddy Lazier.
After qualifying, A. J. Foyt IV took his car out for practice. The fuel buckeye cover broke off after he exited the pits, and in turn three, a fire started on the side of the car, causing him to spin and crash into the wall. The car was heavily damaged. With Roger Yasukawa on the bubble, Mario Dominguez made his first attempt to qualify, but was too slow.

chat icon Montreal 1990 Pareja Huge Crash Amateur
Comment Posted! @SimonKevNorris According to Wikipedia ..

The 1990 Montreal incident
Pareja was involved in a massive accident during the 1990 WSPC round at Montreal. On his 59th lap driving a Porsche 962C entered by (and shared with) Walter Brun, he hit a fragment of a manhole cover which had been torn out of the ground by a car further ahead. Several cars hit the debris but Pareja was especially unfortunate. His fuel tank was ruptured and the car immediately burst into flames. Remarkably, the marshals were able to put the fire out and rescue Pareja.

chat icon Montreal 1990 Pareja Huge Crash Amateur
If we only had cell phones to capture movies back then Smilie

chat icon Indianapolis 1994 Mansell Vitolo Crash Report And Amateur Footage
What was he thinking .. pit lane speed limit ? what does that mean ??

chat icon Mid Ohio 1986 Garza Huge Crash
Me either Zag .. 80's footage from indycars are rare except the 500 Smilie

chat icon Macau2017 Hegarty Horror Crash Amateur
I might be wrong but his body flew too high to hit the guard rail .. My guess is he flew into the metal catch fence and hit a metal pole .. it's the only explanation why he lost his helmet .. metal fences do absorb enough energy to the body to survive a crash like this .. his speed wasn't that high enough to cause death.

Hitting the metal pole would have caused enough energy to lose a helmet and causing brain damage .. nevertheless a terrible accident that could have been avoided .. just don't let any bikers allow to race on street circuits .. risks although fully taken by the bikers isn't worth it Smilie

chat icon Macau2017 Hegarty Horror Crash Amateur
no run off .. no grass .. no dirt .. no brains still in macau for the organisation to allow motorbikes to race there .. this has got to stop !!

chat icon Macau2017 Hegarty Horror Crash Red Flag
man this really pissing me of .. when do they realise that street circuits are not build to race savely for bikes .. after all the death in macau nothing has changed .. those bikers should state their own statement .. NO WE WON'T RACE HERE !! .. to freakin' dangerous Smilie

chat icon Macau2017 QR Start Crash Massive Pile Up Red Flag
Well E-bay will be having a busy day selling slightly damaged race cars in a few days Smilie

chat icon Nurburgring 1972 Muller Huge Crash
@pikachumotorsport His full name was Herbert Muller and no he did not survive this crash.

His car hit an already stranded car in pit lane and caught fire, the initial impact killed him before he got burned .. Muller refused to wear seat belts during races after the had a fiery accident a few years before this crash.

During his earlier crash he did wear seat belts but was unable to get out of his burning car quick .. he suit was on fire by the time he got out and luckily a marshall put out the flames.

I guess He was very afraid to wear seat belts after that incident off getting burned alive .. he never wear those after that race and ironicly that's what killed him during his last accident Smilie

chat icon Pukekohe2017 Race2 Smith Crashes Into Banks
indeed a great shame Smilie

The blue car lost his back wing under breaking causing the car to take a hard turn left .. nothing he could do Smilie

chat icon GoldCoast2017 Qual Mazzaroli Crashes Everingham Huge Air
Wow that's amazing Smilie

I've heard and seen a top full blowover but never this could be done with a f4 car ... what a lucky escape although I think his back will be sour for quite a while after that flyer Smilie

chat icon GoldCoast2017 Prac Idiots Robson Duckworth Crash
That IDIOT crashed me .. team back on radio .. what idiot ? Smilie

chat icon Dallas 2017 Torrence Huge Crash
Now we can actually see through the replay how little tyre pressure the cars are racing .. great footage Smilie

chat icon France2017 WSS FPx Sofuoglu Unknown Rea Crash
Smilie I would have a underwear change after that.

chat icon Mugello 2017 PreMoto3 Marfurt Amazing Crash
what a shame, he nearly saved that one Smilie

chat icon Sonoma2017 FP2 Two Spectators Cause Red Flag
That one brain cell discovered an open fence .. hey let's get closer to the track .. don't bother why they put a fence anyway girls Smilie

chat icon Lobos 1992 Mouras Fatal Crash Aftermath
@zaggi222 Thanx for the vid made, I guess missed that one ..

Looks like maybe a tyre went down or he was steering onto the grass for some other reason ..

Anyway a freak accident that could have been prevented by putting tyre barriers instead of a solid dirt wall, that driver side impact was not survivable Smilie

chat icon Silverstone 1980 Two Unknowns Spins
If the cars were a "Williams FW07B-Ford" and a "Wolf WR6-Ford" then the drivers were "Eliseo Salazar" and "Ray Mallock"


chat icon Lobos 1992 Mouras Fatal Crash Aftermath
@zaggi222 there was a dirt wall on the right side drivers view .. did he hit that first before spinning the car to the left that you know ?

chat icon Madeira 1993 Aghini Crash
He was lucky to get away with that.
If there was a steel guard rail it could have ended up like a crash Kubica had Smilie

chat icon Belgium2017 Race2 Matsushita Crashes
I was just talking to my girlfriend .. hey no crashes in Au Rouge this year .. 5 minutes later this happened.

Hope he's ok .. stepped out but was a bit crocky when the adrenaline dropped. Smilie

chat icon Gateway2017 Start Power Carpenter Crash
@vettelisthebest I don't think a Halo can protect a driver this way as flying debri can easily enter the cockpit.

But on the other hand, if a tyre should hit the cockpit with Halo protection then the Halo would protect the helmet.

Either way, Halo or no Halo it's open wheel racing and drivers understand the risks their taking, a Halo just put up an invisible protection where drivers can think their save but it's still racing and freak accidents will accur in the future no matter what protection system will be used.

chat icon Atlanta 1986 Glidden Flips
Nice footage .. many taken from the "decade of Thrills" VHS tapes by Diamond P Sports.

I still own 2 VHS tapes, Decades of Thrills wich covers the late 70's and 80's and one calles Decades of Thrills 2 wich covers races and crashes from the 90's.

Shame I don't own a VHS anymore but the tapes stays in the collection just to bring up some good memories.

Both tapes can be seen on youtube .. First tape ..

Second Tape ..

chat icon Riverside 1984 Felton Huge Crash
This crash happened in the 6 hours race of Trans-Am in 1984 . not 1987.

It took 19 month for Felton to recover and get back behind the wheel of a race car but left him with a paralyzed vocal cord and partial paralysis the left side of his body.

Injuries he sustained were his hangman`s vertebrae, fractured a couple of shoulders, broke 7 ribs, bruised his heart, bruised his brain and some internal hermorrhaging.

Now age 81 he is founder of the "Gene Feltons Restorations" restoring older race cars including many old Nascar cars.

chat icon Indianapolis 2002 FP Jones Crash
Even with the safety barrier instalted his back must have hurt big time Smilie

chat icon Detroit 2001 Tagliani Almost Flips
It was Alex Tagliani who hit the barriers, his foot got stuck between the pedals after impacted the tyre barrier.

chat icon Goodwood 2000 Start Huge Crash
It was Nigel Corner who flipped his car and got trowned out but luckily survived.

He broke 20 bones including his backand punctured both lungs wich took a year to mend, the next year he was back but retired the same day.

chat icon Pergusa 1989 Qual Gache Crash
@mattia Qualification crash from "Philippe Gache" who did not qualify for that race.

chat icon Mont Tremblant 1969 Huge Pile Up
@mattia 8 drivers involved in this crash, George wintersteen took the hardest hit into the guard rail and his Lola bursted into flames.

The other drivers involved were .. Scooter Patrick, Chuck Dietrich, John Mahler, Rich Galloway, Mike Hiss, Peter Rehl, Roger McCaig (Roger only took bodywork damage but was out of contention)

No drivers were injured in this crash.

chat icon Mallory Park 1978 Serra Huge Crash Aftermath
@mattia It was Brazilian driver "Chico Serra" that had a nasty crash there in august 1978.

Left him with a severe concussion and out of the championship for that year.


chat icon Zandvoort2017 Qualifying 2 Glock Deliberately Blocks Mortara and Calls Him an Idiot
What Timo did here was playing for judge and jury himself, he should not be an a race track with that attitude.

He might had a point he was held up but it's up to race control to deal with situations like this.

causing a dangerous situation on a race track is in my eyes one of the worst things a professional race driver can do and timo should know that with all his experience Smilie

chat icon Pocono2017 Qualifying HunterReay Crashes Hard
This is what makes Pocono so hard to drive for an indycar .. nearly no banking.

Bad angle to hit the wall though hope he can race on sunday Smilie

chat icon Zandvoort2017 Race1 Start Beckmann Crashes Rolls
@vettelisthebest I saw that race live on Ziggo sport.
The broadcaster directly said ow he's ok cause the rollbar prevented the helmet touching the sand trap.

To my personal opinion he was way wrong on this because those sand traps are build with too many sand and with the rain overnight it acted like quick sand .. when the car flipped over the roll bar dug in way too deep and Beckman could have easily ended up with head trauma wich luckily he escaped from.

Zandvoort is a good track but they have to look again at those sand traps ... specially with open wheelers they are very dangerous Smilie