A compilation of historic wrecks...from 1931, to just the other day. You've never seen anything like this before. Very rare footage. MUSIC by the HOT ROD REBELS!!!
To the men who paved the way in motorsports; to your bold attempts at dodging fate: We salute you.
Bonneville: The Great American Playground - The Downshift Episode 13
On this episode of The Downshift, we meet the original speed freaks! The
Bonneville Salt flats in Utah are the veritable Valhalla of land speed
racing. The world's fastest wheels have been competing here since the early
1900s, from Sir Malcolm Campbell's Blue Bird to today's fastest jet-powered
streamliners. What started as just a sport has evolved into a vibrant
culture anchored in history and a shared love for living life at the
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Speed Demon 426 mph Run - Cockpit View
The Speed Demon streamliner makes a 426 mph pass at Bonneville this week.
This video shows the cockpit view from just over driver George Poteet's
200 MPH Motorcycle Crash
wiped out twice while trying to set a world record
Thrust SSC -over the sound barrier !
October 1997, UK managed to break the sound barrier on earth, using the
fantastic Thrust SSC vehicule. I made this video because there was too few
videos about this remarkable event on the web. (music credits: Spa 24 hours
- Stephen Baysted)
Rhapsodie in Blech - 1970 Nurburgring Nordschleife Adenauer Forst - Part 2
Short movie from the 70s, showing many sports and crashes from the Adenauer
Forst, on Nurburgring Nordschleife, in 1970.
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWlF4sT0HWs
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtmEcNV-z8A
Part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QymW5c5TcEo
Part 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVN4U_mVvaE
Mazda RX-7 Crash at 225 MPH!!
Bonneville Salt Flats:
3rd gen Mazda RX-7 race car trying to beat the land speed record for a
At this speed, the tire patch that is touching the ground is LESS than the
width of your index finger across each tire.
Furthermore each patch is encountering dust and small sand-like particles
often. If you could keep the pace with this car and remain standing next
to it, you could reach over and push it away from you sideways with little
The announcer claims that an additional burst of oxygen in the fuel causes
a loss of control, but in all likelyhood, the wind just changes ever so
slightly, or began to blow (even lightly) and it was actually this that
nudged the cars nose off by just enough to start a flat spin.
Yes, a flat spin, like an airplane goes into!
No rudder on this vehicle, so no control!