Jeremy Ray is among the good guys on the NHRA Mello Yello drag racing collection tour. Competing within the E3 Spark Plugs Professional Mod collection, he runs a lean operation, racing along with his spouse, mother, and pa. He has received nationwide occasions and his automotive, “The Carolina Kingpin” is a fan favourite for its lovely paint and funky title. On Sunday on the NHRA Heartland Nationals at Heartland Motorsports Park, Jeremy Ray suffered the worst crash of his NHRA racing profession. He was in a position to stroll away however was taken to the hospital for statement. He was again on the drag strip on Sunday night, sore however intact.
As you will note, Ray’s automotive pushes left off the beginning line and when it places one rear tire out of the groove the automotive rotates on its axis, catches some air underneath it, and comes throughout the monitor, narrowly lacking the accelerating Erica Enders as she sprinted down the opposite facet of the strip. It was so shut that Enders might really see Jeremy get out of form and begin to make the flip towards her earlier than she misplaced him in her visible path.
The Tommy Mauney constructed Corvette smashed into the wall in a really scary place, on the driving force’s facet door. That was irregular and put Ray at excessive threat due to the truth that the one factor retaining him protected was metal tubing and roll bar padding. There was no different a part of the chassis to soak up the impression.
Fortunately the entire security programs labored and Jeremy Ray was in a position to stroll away. Will he race in Bristol this weekend? Rumor has it that there’s different automotive on the store which is perhaps used. He’s as hardcore as they arrive and we’ll have an interest to see what occurs subsequent.
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