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Worst Racing Car Crashes

For a very long time the citizens of the American country have fallen in love with racing as a sport which began with the racing of animals such as horses and dogs and then later changed to the racing of motorcycle and cars as well. 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.

Injuries may be present in the motor racing sport but they are not usually very serious in most of the cases. 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. JGTC which is now popularly known as Super GT, compiled some great sports motor cars to some great and famous racing tracks in Japan. There were Ferrari and Porsche sports cars available for the race thereby making it one of the greatly popular motor events during that period of time. 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.

In San Marino Grand Prix also about two decades ago, another sports motor vehicle crash occurred. 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. That gave rise to enhanced safety procedures taken up in the sports of motor vehicle racing so as to prevent serious accidents that could lead to serious outcomes.

There was also recorded another serious motor vehicle accident at the 24 hours LeMans about sixty eight years back. This happened to be the most horrific motor vehicle crash to happen in a single time in the history of motor vehicle racing competitions. The accident was so fatal that it also contributed to the killing of a number of the people in the audience. The end result of the crash was the death of many people and the injury of approximately the same number. It was in the year 2001 that another serious accident involving racing motor vehicles was recorded at Daytona 500. This accident led to a serious injury to the head of one of the drivers as he slammed into a wall.