Worst Racing Car Crashes
The sport of racing which initially started with horses and dogs and later the racing of cars as well as motor bikes has been the love of Americans for so many years. There has been a great advancement in competitive racing and this has drawn the attention of people from the world over who visit America in order to watch the highly famous motor racing sport.
One of the consequences in motor racing is getting hurt but there are usually very minimal cases of serious casualties. There are listed below a number of the most fatal accidents recorded during motor racing. There was one fatal crash in 1998 at JGTC, Fujie. Japan witnesses some of the best racing motor cars on some of the most amazing racing tracks as organized by JGTC which changed its name to Super GT. The fame of the motor racing event was brought about by the fact that amazing sports motor vehicles were used during the race. The atmospheric conditions during the time of the racing were considered terrible due to the heavy fog and the immense rainfall that were experienced during the race. The race resulted in a fatal crash that led to the burning of over of the vehicles.
The second sports crashing event was witnessed at San Marino Grand Prix in the year 1994. A Brazilian driver was heading this race which was the first race in the season, as he had done in the initial two races. During the races to qualify, there had been a number of two terrible crashes. The second crash during the qualifying races had led to the death of one Austrian driver who lost control at a very high speed and crashed into a concrete wall. As a result, motor vehicle racing companies have ensured that there is adequate and proper safety precautions and procedures carried out in order to reduce or even eliminate the risks involved in motor vehicle racing competitions.
Another similar event happened at 24 hours of LeMans in the year 1955. The crash at this place was considered one of the most fatal crashes as recorded in the crashes as a result of motor vehicle racing. Not only were the participants of this race affected by the crash that occurred but it also resulted in the death of some of the spectators during this race. The impact of this crash was so bad that a number of almost a hundred people lost their lives while scores attained serious injuries. It was in the year 2001 that another serious accident involving racing motor vehicles was recorded at Daytona 500. During this race, one of the race participants sustained a serious injury to the head due to the fact that he had forcefully crashed into a wall as you can see more here.