If you've never been to a local circle track race, you're missing what could very well be the cheapest and most thrilling form of entertainment on the planet. The cars aren't particularly fast nor the drivers necessarily the world's most skilled, but what the machinery and manpower lack in finesse, they more than make up for in heart. With real wheel-to-wheel action combined with local egos larger than the tracks themselves, something is terribly wrong if the night doesn't end in hand-to-hand combat. It's the hockey of motorsports.

Typically, the fisticuffs are confined to the pits and paddock, safe from prying eyes of the vast majority of the crowd. But spectators in Jeffersonville, Indiana recently got a show when one racer tore off across the infield of the Sportsdome Speedway to blindside another competitor at race speed. Fortunately, "race speed" in this instance is somewhere in the neighborhood of 45 mph and it doesn't appear anyone was hurt from the actual crash.

But that's not where the blood-boiling ended: both machines came to a stop, both drivers jumped from their cockpits and began beating the life out of each other before other racers and officials came to intervene. You can't make this stuff up. Check out the grainy video for yourself.



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      redmondconstruct
      • 2 Years Ago
      All these comments about "rednecks" and "white trash", meanwhile in chicago they were using their cars for drive-by shootings
      ack154
      • 2 Years Ago
      Oddly enough, these kind of people are why I don't already go to local circle/dirt track races...
        MONTEGOD7SS
        • 2 Years Ago
        @ack154
        Staying out of trouble is easy, just stay out of it. I don't live my life in fear of what other people might do around me, I guess I'm just more insistent on my freedom than others.
          Rob J
          • 2 Years Ago
          @MONTEGOD7SS
          Wow, you're such a hardcore m---f-----er *rollseyes"
      onewayroll
      • 2 Years Ago
      Zoom would have been.....well, more effective .
      twofingersneak
      • 2 Years Ago
      say what you want about "necks being necks", but that's quite the skill move there to pick a good leading line to t-bone a car going 50 or so.
        Keldon
        • 2 Years Ago
        @twofingersneak
        True
        GreaseandGears
        • 2 Years Ago
        @twofingersneak
        Unfortunately I thought the same having tried to do that. Albeit in GranTurismo 5 at Daytona though...
      CHUCK
      • 2 Years Ago
      If you cut across the infield to crash into your competition, you might be a redneck.
      Rob J
      • 2 Years Ago
      Boy, that escalated quickly.
      biigwillstyle
      • 2 Years Ago
      he should be banned from racing and charged with assault with a deadly weapon.......all because he sucks and the other guy was a better driver im sure. prolly used to getting his way since he was a kid and throws a fit when it dont work out that way.
      Bill
      • 2 Years Ago
      Driver needs to be banned from any racing from here on!
      chicobird
      • 2 Years Ago
      The other day I went to a fight and a car race broke out.
        csmjwoody
        • 2 Years Ago
        @chicobird
        Wow I went for ice-cream at Payless and a Hockey match broke out and ended with a stock car race and two goats fighting over a cat!
      Tony Beninate
      • 2 Years Ago
      "The cars aren't particularly fast nor the drivers necessarily the world's most skilled, but what the machinery and manpower lack in finesse, they more than make up for in heart ... It's the hockey of motorsports." Excuse me AB?
      Ron
      • 2 Years Ago
      Too bad that the video didn't show what happened before the wreck. The car that got hit was crashing his way to the front knocking other cars out of the way instead of trying to make clean passes. It's no wonder why the driver was mad! After the rest of the video that I saw linked from another poster it's amazing that he wasn't fending off just that one and not more! AOL, please try to show the rest of the story! You're just manipulating a story just to make it look the way that you want it to.
      Chuck
      • 2 Years Ago
      I wouldn't call that a grainy video!
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