• Sep 18th 2007 at 7:31PM
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Most people attending drag races expect to see cars accelerate to breakneck speeds in a matter of mere seconds. However, as sick as it sounds, there's always the excitement one gets from seeing a car crash out of control at these same speeds. This is a rare occurrence, but every now and again, it does happen. This time, show goers at a drag meet in Brisbane, Australia witnessed a high-speed crash and we have the footage of the whole thing. As violent as it all seems, we're glad to hear the driver walked away with only a cut on his finger.

Check out the video after the jump.

[Source: AOL Video]

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      • 7 Years Ago
      this has started to happen in top fuel too, the rear wing is holding the rear wheels down and the front wing is holding the front end down but all the torque being put the the road is enough to snap the car in half at speed. the problem is that the rear wing is behind the rear axel so under the wrong conditions (air temp, humidity, ect) the car snaps in half.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Isn't it Crazy Awesome what a Real Steal Roll Cage can do!!!
      • 7 Years Ago
      They should make passenger cars they way they make dragsters.
        • 7 Years Ago
        Yeah, and make the airplanes out of the black box stuff!

        Well, it made sense when the comedian said it.
        • 7 Years Ago
        jane- that would be cool, and having all the front trunk space would be great, but can you imagine how long the lines would be at a traffic light?

        Dan- i laughed man, that was funny.

        on the video- holy crap. just wow. the engineering of that cage is amazing. whom ever constucted it must be feeling pretty proud.
      • 7 Years Ago
      yea, like the other 2 said. link no worky

      I clicked the read link

      Damn that is crazy.

      If he hadnt crashed he woulda totally pwned the other guy who barely even got a start
      • 7 Years Ago
      Sorry your video is not showing correctly missing the end I think
      • 7 Years Ago
      Wow that was pretty nasty. Amazing that he can laugh about it soon after though.