Austin Williams, a 25-year-old driver racing at Perris Speedway walked away from the huge crash you see above unharmed. A small, tubed-framed sprint car doesn’t look like the safest thing in the world, but they’re a lot more sturdy than you think. Don’t believe me?
This crash happened this past Saturday during a qualifying lap, according to a CBS Sports report. Willams’ car began to flip as he was entering a turn sideways, before flying over the catch fencing. Apparently, it was the first time someone had ever scaled the fencing at this race track.
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We’re only halfway through 2016, but this is easily in contention for wreck of the year. We’re also thankful that Williams emerged ok from this scary wreck.
Source: Loudpedal via CBS Sports
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