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Category Archive: CRASH & BURN, Videos

Gas Leak: What Happens If A Leaking LPG Tank Blows Up In Your Car?

In 2004, I tried to buy an propane-powered Dodge Diplomat. The price was right, the car was complete, and the seller claimed that I was able to pick the car up when I returned from Iraq. Care to...

Video: Watch Chad Green’s Horrendous Ride At The 2019 Chevrolet Performance US Nationals

About five days into the 2019 Chevrolet Performance US Nationals, there’s a level of fatigue and tiredness that begins to settle over the whole place. Racers, fans, and even the people working...

Crazy, Dumb Fun Video: Backwards Racing At Beech Ridge Speedway Is Flipping Awesome (Literally)

Thanks to the Carbon Video channel on YouTube we have this absolute gem of a film to show you. What you are about to see is a highlight reel of backwards racing action from Beech Ridge Speedway in...

OUCH Video: Watch This Cummins Powered Dodge Blow A Tire On The Dyno and Bust A Guy’s Arm

We have talked a lot over the years about how dyno pulls are inherently dangerous. We have thrown driveshafts out at 100+ mph, we have seen cars slide off the rollers, seen connecting rods bounce off...

Having A Bad Day? This Compilation Of 1980s Drag Racing Wreckage And Calamity Will Set You Right

Now here’s the cure for the common bad day. Every moment of this video below is filled with someone who was having a worse day than you about 30 years ago. From Mike Dunn wrecking the Hawaiian...

Video: Line, Capps, and Pritchett Score Victories At Brainerd, See How They Did It Here!

It was a banner day for Don Schumacher Racing in Brainerd, Minnesota on Sunday as the team won both the top fuel and nitro funny car class Wallys while Jason Line collected the victory in pro stock...

Rub Some Dirt On It: Tractor Pull Carnage Compilation For The Win!

When you test the ability of your equipment at it’s maximum performance perimeters, you will find that when things go wrong, they go extremely wrong. There is no such thing as a minor...

The Greatest Tuff-Truck Video Of All Time: Packed House, Lunatic Racers, Carnage For Days!

Tuff-Truck competitions have been around for a long, long time. They are a staple of many off-road shows, they happen at state fairs, and generally speaking, they are the four wheel drive...

Kill It With Fire: A Chevy Malibu That The Yellowjackets Have Claimed For Their Own

I don’t mind honeybees or bumblebees at all…they don’t bother me as long as I don’t bother them, and we’re both happier that way. I’m not as nervous as I used to...

Watch Norm Day’s Insane Flaming Wreck At The 1986 NHRA Northstar Nationals In Brainerd, Minnesota

If there is a more nightmarish scenario than being in a burning funny car that’s upside down I don’t know what it is. As you will see in this 1986 video from the NHRA Northstar Nationals,...

Disaster Video: Incredible Footage Of The Yellow River Drag Strip Calamity Has Surfaced – 50 Years Ago, 11 Killed

50 years ago the worst disaster in drag racing occurred at a little known, little spoken about track about 40 miles outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Yellow River Drag Strip was like so many places in...

Unending Craziness: Bob Tasca’s Monstrous Body Destroying Explosion At Seattle

The 2019 Magic Dry NHRA Northwest Nationals will go down as one of the most insane, off-the-wall events that the sport has ever seen. The way it ended was one thing. They way it played out through...

Watch NHRA Top Fuel Harley Rider Beau Layne Suffer A Horrendous Wreck and Walk Away

Beau Layne is one of the most seasoned, talented, and hardcore racers in the NHRA’s Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley-Davidson motorcycle class. His 2019 season is the best he has ever had with...

Classic Wreckage Video: This 1992 Monster Truck, Pulling, and Mud Bog Crash Compilation Is A Whammy Bar Good Time

Let’s be kids again, shall we? This trip back to 1992 is great because we don’t just see the biggest names of the monster truck world engaged in battle, we see the top pullers, and the...