Drag racer walks away from spectacular crash

Last updated 15:00 19/02/2013
Fairfax Australia

Safety system saves reigning champion in fiery crash at US drag strip.

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American drag racer Antron Brown had a miraculous escape over the weekend, walking away after his dragster exploded mid-race before slamming into the barriers.

Brown was competing in the National Hot Rod Association's (NHRA) Winternationals drag racing competition in Pomona, California on Monday (NZT) when the incident occurred.

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