A truly 'bizarre' Drag Racing Accident
Jacque Bidard, an experienced drag racer, knocks himself 'out-cold' during a ferocious start line launch and, whilst still unconscious, he unfortunately keeps his foot firmly planted on the throttle pedal - with disastrous results!
Event: the 'Nitro-Olympics' - held over the 1/8th mile distance drag strip.
Circuit: The Hockenheim, German Grand Prix circuit.
Mopar Jegs Testing | 2012 NHRA Pro Stock Drag Racing
Jeg Coughlin Jr. will join veteran racer Allen Johnson as the only two drivers in the Pro Stock class directly sponsored by Mopar.
"Jeg Jr. is a proven winner, with four Pro Stock championships on his résumé," said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar Brand - Chrysler Group LLC, "We are thrilled to add an elite driver to Team Mopar, and we look forward to sharing in his great success at the drag strip next season."
"I'm extremely excited to join forces with Mopar in 2012," said Jeg Jr., the only racer in the history of the NHRA to win a national event in six different classes. "The entire Coughlin Brothers Racing team has high expectations for the 2012 season and we expect to field a premier program with our Mopar/JEGS.com Dodge Avenger team, from top to bottom."
Adam Flamholc: Pro Stock Racer (6.69s Record)
Adam Flamholc becomes the first European Pro Stock racer ever to run in the 6,60's.
Car: Pontiac GTO Pro Stock
Location: Valdosta, Georgia, USA 10 March, 9.30pm