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Vintage Car Crashes at the 2005 BRIC at Road America

Multiple camera angles: From the stands and on-board most of the cars involved in the incident.  Unbelievable how many cars were destroyed before even reaching the starting line.

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At the beginning of the Group 6 race in the 2005 Brian Redman International Challenge (now the Kohler International Challenge), there was a large incident consisting of most of the field: The driver starting fifth accelerated well before the green flag and tried to force his way between the wall and the car in front of him, resulting in contact with the wall. A following car checked up and was rear-ended, causing a spin that led to further contact as following cars were unable to avoid the growing incident. After just a few seconds of green flag racing, the red flag was waved. Following the initial incident, the failure of trailing drivers to heed red flags being shown at 14 and 15 (under the bridge at the crest of the hill) may have compounded the issue. Luckily, nobody was seriously injured, with the worst injury being a broken arm

One Response to Vintage Car Crashes at the 2005 BRIC at Road America

  • Michael Rankin says:

    I would really like to have a copy of this. I was driving #71 Mustang in this race.
    thanks

    Michael