We've seen some dumb ideas before, but this one may take the cake. The post-jump video shows what happens when a dragster that should stick to the strip goes on a track that requires a mild left turn. Actually, this "track" looks more like the cart path at the local golf course, except most owners wouldn't put the path this close to a ditch.

Of course the dragster ends up in said ditch, and we're thinking the driver is mighty lucky that his car rolled back into the upright position, or he could have been in a heap of trouble. Hit the jump to watch the video for yourself, if only to enjoy the second vantage point of the crash, which shows just how useless a steering wheel can be in a drag car.



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      potmind
      • 2 Years Ago
      Driving a dragster consists in aiming it as straight as possible and hoping for the best. Turning? Ha! It will roll over first. Braking? There is brake pedal but it is symbolic. It goes well on straight, flat, smooth, dry asphalt with barriers on both sides. A peanut or a cigarette butt on da ground will lose it.
      Typesbad
      • 2 Years Ago
      Glad he missed the trees.
      Matt S
      • 2 Years Ago
      RIP Headphone Users. =[
      frankc354
      • 2 Years Ago
      I don't think i would let this clown use my 14 hp lawn tractor
      you knucklehead
      • 2 Years Ago
      I hope it was the drivers money that built this thing.
      WillieD
      • 2 Years Ago
      It's odd how he guns it once he's in the grass.
        Nathan
        • 2 Years Ago
        @WillieD
        I think he did it to steer himself around the tree.
          WillieD
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Nathan
          That's probably the reason, but it didn't look like he was going to hit it either way.
      MrMajestyk
      • 2 Years Ago
      He's lucky that he missed the trees, he should also be limited to driving vehicles with 50 HP or less.
      Will
      • 2 Years Ago
      And they expected...
      Sickness
      • 2 Years Ago
      Not that it wasn't a dumb idea but he was turning the wheel and the tires weren't responding.
      rseas
      • 2 Years Ago
      Dragsters are designed to go straight unlike the driver!!!
        • 2 Years Ago
        @rseas
        [blocked]
      rstang42
      • 2 Years Ago
      ha hahahahahahah what a FNcking idiot.
      k_m94
      • 2 Years Ago
      dragster+turn=fail
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