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Date: 04/06/08 06:26 PM

36 Responses to Worst Racecar Crash Ever

  1. Profile photo of Saturnia107
    Saturnia107 Female 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 6:26 pm
    Link: Worst Racecar Crash Ever - One of the worst single car crashes ever...and the driver lived to tell his tale.
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    duncstar Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 6:30 pm
    OUCH!! Looks painful, crazy drivers....
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    grandmasterz Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 6:38 pm
    that`s crazy
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    ball_dogg_49 Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 6:39 pm
    my god thats bloody scary
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    ManilaRose Female 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 6:45 pm
    I saw this on TV. That`s crazy. ._.
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    nakoninja Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 6:48 pm
    idk i think the one that had two cars explode into flames was worse. i think that was formula one of w/e not nascar. also the one that did like 18 flips looked worse.

    but i liked this one because it looks kinda like he floats in air a little

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    paragon12321 Male 13-17
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    April 6, 2008 at 7:10 pm
    Have you watched NASCAR? This is not the worse.

    It looks cool though.

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    shreder23 Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 7:26 pm
    that would suck but ive seen worse.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1sEjcVBT...

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    643197 Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 7:29 pm
    wow.
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    redfusionD Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 7:39 pm
    You would think that if we already have the technology to ensure safety at a 180mph collision, that we would have alot less deaths from public car-accidents at speeds less than half of that.
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    cruxshadows Female 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 7:55 pm
    Wow, I Thought For Sure He Would Of Been A Dead Man.
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    primetimekin Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 8:00 pm
    yeah thats not that bad. the dale earnheart one that actually killed him was worse
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    primetimekin Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 8:02 pm
    "You would think that if we already have the technology to ensure safety at a 180mph collision, that we would have alot less deaths from public car-accidents at speeds less than half of that."

    Not practical. How would you like to drive in a car with only one seat, extremely small, and no AC?

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    runeguy37 Male 13-17
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    April 6, 2008 at 8:33 pm
    Safer barrier + HANS device = no more Earnhardts.

    This crash is exactly the same as what killed Dale Earnhardt. It is simply advances in safety technology. Dale refused to wear a HANS device and Daytona did not have a safer barrier at the time. (Now most tracks if not all have safer barriers and HANS devices are required for all drivers)

    But this doesn`t mention the worst part about this crash. It happened during qualifying. He was alone out on the track, nobody to blame but himself. (or mechanical failure)

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    Tonyjet Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 8:45 pm
    cool was dat Macdowell?

    its pretty safe now a days considering they are going nearly 200 miles per hour

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    mastercif Male 13-17
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    April 6, 2008 at 8:48 pm
    so THIS is why NASCAR is an actual sport
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    VikingGuy Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 8:50 pm
    agree with matercif,this is the only reason nascar should be considered a sport,without this the cheeseburger cowboys sport would rank higher on the list than nascar.
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    VikingGuy Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 8:50 pm
    *mastercif,damned typos
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    pinkflyd25 Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 8:57 pm
    It was bad...not worst ever by any means...but bad.
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    pat125 Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 8:59 pm
    That was insane. Don`t know how you could walk away from that.

    And NASCAR is just as much of a sport as Formula 1. You can`t say one type of car racing is a sport and another isn`t.

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    sup_dawg444 Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 9:23 pm
    NASCAR sucks. That`s right, I said it. LOOK LOOK I CAN TURN LEFT!!!!!!
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    unbelievable Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 9:41 pm
    wow he must have poo himself. I rolled my car and it tumbled 3-4 times and i thought it would never end. This guy rolled like 11 times, musta felt like an eternity in there.
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    DicWhole Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 9:43 pm
    I was there it was Texas Motor Speedway. Let`s just say for the actual race he used his backup car. It was crazy a huge rookie mistake.
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    duckinfuh Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 9:45 pm
    "You would think that if we already have the technology to ensure safety at a 180mph collision, that we would have alot less deaths from public car-accidents at speeds less than half of that."

    A lot of the safety is due to the roll cage. but with the way roll cages are designed, if you werent wearing a helmet you would most likely die from head trauma by whacking into one of the bars, which is the main reason that it is required to wear a helmet on the track. so unless we make it required to wear helmets and 5-point seat belts in public street cars, we probably wont put that kind of safety equipment in them either.

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    zecromancer Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 9:53 pm
    BANG!? That had to suck big time. I met someone who survived a crach, it`s supposed to suck... like, alot.
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    Cynic8387 Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 10:45 pm
    Yeah, I saw this the other day. Good thing they design those cars to take collisions like that.
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    GP623 Male 13-17
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    April 6, 2008 at 10:47 pm
    We wouldn`t have known that beforehand, huh?
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    earthshone Male 18-29
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    April 6, 2008 at 11:11 pm
    wow, that there`s one lucky feller
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    richoricho Male 40-49
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    April 7, 2008 at 12:03 am
    Gotta love those roll cages!
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    BikerTeen Male 13-17
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    April 7, 2008 at 12:25 am
    DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAANG!!!
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    bankvole Male 30-39
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    April 7, 2008 at 3:59 am
    Thats retarded. How can that be the worst ever. Surely the worst ever is the one that killed the most people. Therefore the worst crash was Pierre Levegh`s in the 1955 le mans 24 hours race, when his car crashed and disintegrated into the crowd, killing him and 82 spectators.
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    lwhoffman Male 18-29
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    April 7, 2008 at 5:27 am
    if that happened to me i would have had fun with it after impact. would have started humping the befallen car or something...
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    brprince Male 18-29
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    April 7, 2008 at 7:02 am
    the fact of the matter is that the crash seen there is quite tame. Its not the original speed of the vehicle that should be taken into account, but the rate of change of speed - the deceleration. That crash lost little speed over a long period of time - that means the driver gets some bumps and bruises, a broken bone, maybe a concussion, especially with the safety measures taken in a sport like that. Ironically its crashes like these that seem to be the worst. Id take that type of wipe-out over hitting a brick wall straight on any day.

    120-0mph in less than a second causes an aortic rupture. you bleed out in seconds - the blood fills your mediastinum and presses on your lungs, sometimes causing a haemothorax, preventing you from breathing in. not to mention any other internal organ damage you sustain.

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    Tekno Female 30-39
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    April 7, 2008 at 7:42 am
    I remember my hubby showing this to me. The man best thank his lucky stars he walked away from that! If he gets back into another race car, he`s crazy!
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    infearno Male 70 & Over
    381 posts
    April 7, 2008 at 8:14 am
    Even the crashes in nascar are boring, wtf. Give me the WRC any day.
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    Shortone0726 Female 18-29
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    April 7, 2008 at 12:25 pm
    I was watching this when it happened during qualifying..it`s was scary but it shows how good the car can handle a crash like that

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