Racer Rolls Out Of Moving, Burning Car Mid-Track, Survives: Video

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Tuka Rocha rolls out of his burning race car is it continues down the track.

Tuka Rocha rolls out of his burning race car is it continues down the track.

Fire. It's one of the biggest fears of many race car drivers, as even with the best of fire-retardant clothing and suppression systems, there's so much flammable material on board, things can go very wrong. Worse, when fire goes wrong, it happens quickly.

Credit Tuka Rocha's quick-thinking to roll out of his moving fireball of a race car at a Brazilian stock car race last weekend with saving his life.

You can see Rocha's sudden exit from the moving race car under hellish circumstances in the video below. The action starts at around 37 seconds, with Rocha's dramatic departure from the car around 50 seconds.

[Axis of Oversteer via Autoblog]

 
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