Posts Tagged ‘race’

Clipping Point Takes Out Cameraman (Video)

Clipping Point Takes Out Cameraman (Video)

A cameraman was taken out by a clipping point when Martin Ffrench of Lowbrain Drifters drove his car close to the barrier at the 2013 BudMat Driftshow in Plock, Poland. The camerman was fine.

Biker vs Van Close Call (Video)

Biker vs Van Close Call (Video)

Phew, that was close!

The Best IndyCar Race Finish Ever (Video)

The Best IndyCar Race Finish Ever (Video)

The four-wide finish of today’s Firestone Indy Lights race was probably the closest finish Indianapolis Motor Speedway ever saw. Peter Dempsey won by a narrow .0026 seconds. Watch the amazing photo-finish in the video below:

Spectator Falls Down Hill at Giro d’Italia (Video)

Spectator Falls Down Hill at Giro d’Italia (Video)

A fan watching today’s 10th stage of the Giro D’Italia took a wrong step and ended up falling down the hill as the cyclists cruised past him. Hope he was OK – that was quite a drop.

Michal Kosciuszko Drives with Open Car Hood at Rally Portugal (Video)

Michal Kosciuszko Drives with Open Car Hood at Rally Portugal (Video)

Polish rally driver Michal Kosciuszko was forced to drive by relying solely on the instructions of his co-pilot Maciej Szczepaniak after the hood of his car flew open during the WRC Rally de Portugal 2013. They finished in 9th place, dropping only one position after the incident.

Surfboat Crash at Piha Big Wave 2013 (Video)

Surfboat Crash at Piha Big Wave 2013 (Video)

Another surfboat crashes into the Orewa Thunder crew during the the New Zealand Surf Boat Series Round #3 at Piha Beach. Apparently, they were OK.

Relay Comeback of the Day (Video)

Relay Comeback of the Day (Video)

James Gallaugher comes from behind to snatch 4x100m relay victory for Ulladulla Primary School at the NSWPSSA State Athletic Championships in Australia.

Helmet Hooked During Mini Motorcycle Race Crash (Video)

Helmet Hooked During Mini Motorcycle Race Crash (Video)

A motorcycle rider crashes during a mini moto race and gets his helmet hooked on another biker’s handlebar. Don’t worry – he’s good. The accident happened at Sandy Hook speedway in Maryland.

Skateboarder Hits a Deer (Video)

Skateboarder Hits a Deer (Video)

A deer jumps in front of a longboarder during the Buffalo Bill Downhill practice race in Colorado and a collision is inevitable.

Brazilian Motorcycle Racer Banned after Pretending to Faint (Video)

Brazilian Motorcycle Racer Banned after Pretending to Faint (Video)

Motorcycle racer Marlinton dos Reis Teixeira, aka Kalunga, was banned from a Grand Prix Moto Race in the city of Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil, after pretending to faint during the race. Kalunga slipped on the rainy track and decided to go for a red flag by feigning a fainting spell, following a couple of unsuccessful attempts to return to the race. The whole thing was caught on camera: