sprint car crashes

sprint car crashes

Sprint Car Crashes

Famed sprint car driver David Steele dies in crash at Florida trackDave Steele, a two-time USAC champion, died at 42 after his sprint car struck a retaining wall at Desoto Speedway during a crash. Steele, 42, often raced in Florida and held many records at the track.
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Sprint Car Crashes

According to the Herald, speeds were upward of 100 mph at the three-eighths-mile asphalt oval earlier in the day. Steele, 42, was racing in a Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series event that night in the No. 33 winged sprint car. The Herald reports that Steele started the main event toward the back of the field, making an early move to pass another driver when the two hooked wheels.
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Sprint Car Crashes

FacebookLoudpedal Productions By Chris Perkins Jun 13, 2016 A small, tubed-framed sprint car doesn’t look like the safest thing in the world, but they’re a lot more sturdy than you think. Don’t believe me? Austin Williams, a 25-year-old driver racing at Perris Speedway walked away from the huge crash you see above unharmed.This crash happened this past Saturday during a qualifying lap, according to a CBS Sports report. Willams’ car began to flip as he was entering a turn sideways, before flying over the catch fencing. Apparently, it was the first time someone had ever scaled the fencing at this race track. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below We’re only halfway through 2016, but this is easily in contention for wreck of the year. We’re also thankful that Williams emerged ok from this scary wreck. via CBS Sports Advertisement – Continue Reading Below
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Sprint Car Crashes

FacebookLoudpedal Productions By Chris Perkins Jun 13, 2016 A small, tubed-framed sprint car doesn’t look like the safest thing in the world, but they’re a lot more sturdy than you think. Don’t believe me? Austin Williams, a 25-year-old driver racing at Perris Speedway walked away from the huge crash you see above unharmed.This crash happened this past Saturday during a qualifying lap, according to a CBS Sports report. Willams’ car began to flip as he was entering a turn sideways, before flying over the catch fencing. Apparently, it was the first time someone had ever scaled the fencing at this race track. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below We’re only halfway through 2016, but this is easily in contention for wreck of the year. We’re also thankful that Williams emerged ok from this scary wreck. via CBS Sports
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Sprint Car Crashes

A small, tubed-framed sprint car doesn’t look like the safest thing in the world, but they’re a lot more sturdy than you think. Don’t believe me? Austin Williams, a 25-year-old driver racing at Perris Speedway walked away from the huge crash you see above unharmed.This crash happened this past Saturday during a qualifying lap, according to a CBS Sports report. Willams’ car began to flip as he was entering a turn sideways, before flying over the catch fencing. Apparently, it was the first time someone had ever scaled the fencing at this race track. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below We’re only halfway through 2016, but this is easily in contention for wreck of the year. We’re also thankful that Williams emerged ok from this scary wreck. via CBS Sports
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Sprint Car Crashes

Dave Steele, a two-time USAC champion, died at 42 after his sprint car struck a retaining wall at Desoto Speedway during a crash. Steele, 42, often raced in Florida and held many records at the track.
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Sprint Car Crashes

Man, I love open wheel racing, but something has to change. RIP Dave Steele. One of the best pavement sprint car and midget guys ever.
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Sprint Car Crashes

A small, tubed-framed sprint car doesn’t look like the safest thing in the world, but they’re a lot more sturdy than you think. Don’t believe me? Austin Williams, a 25-year-old driver racing at Perris Speedway walked away from the huge crash you see above unharmed.
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Steele, who was 42, was competing in a winged sprint car event on the three-eighths-mile asphalt oval, when he reportedly crashed the No. 33 he was driving while racing for position in the Southern Sprintcar Shootout Series event.
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This is the second time in a week that a car has cleared the fence at Volusia Speedway. On Wednesday, another car crashed into a set of wooden bleachers, however no one was hurt in that incident.
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This crash happened this past Saturday during a qualifying lap, according to a CBS Sports report. Willams’ car began to flip as he was entering a turn sideways, before flying over the catch fencing. Apparently, it was the first time someone had ever scaled the fencing at this race track.
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The car, driven by Dale Blaney, struck three people who were in the pit area at the time. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office says all three individuals were rushed to the hospital, two under trauma alerts.

Published on Apr 25, 2017 | Under Car | By michael ellis
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