Having A Blowout At 150 Miles Per Hour May Put This Driver Off Drag Racing
Having a tyre blowout is scary at any speed.
Having one at 150mph, though? That’s just got to be terrifying.
Racing off the line in a Chevelle-bodied drag car, Tim Albright has a scary moment when two tyres burst as he gets up to 150mph.
Luckily, he manages to deploy the parachute and bring the car to a halt, incredibly avoiding the barriers and the other car racing alongside.
You can see from this photo that the blowout at Ozark Raceway Park was a pretty major one, though fortunately there’s not too much damage to the wheel arch.
There’s always danger in motorsport, but it’s just lucky that this wasn’t any worse than some scratched rims.
Have a look at the full video below and see for yourself just how well Albright did to keep the Chevelle in a straight line.
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