Randy Benson completes his pass against Gary Bauer, but runs into a bad situation during his shutdown! Randy was back at the track the next day, but unfortunately, was unable to race his boat.
Drag racing on water is a completely different animal than dragsters on asphalt. The pilots in the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series go fast and wreck hard. Here are a few vicious crashes from past Seasons.
Lee Warren was Qualifying in his Pro Modified Lucas Oil Drag Boat at an Event in Lake Havasu, when his pass took a turn for the worst!
During the first stop of the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series in Wheatland, Missouri, Brad Parrack makes a pass for one of the last races of the day, when a malfunction makes the boat hop and dive into the water with crazy force! This is a unique crash that Brad was lucky to walk away from!
The Drag Boat World Finals at Firebird International Raceway in Chandler, Arizona, pilot Daryl Ehrlich might have gotten a bit too much out of his 'Problem Child' Top Fuel Hydro. Daryl made a promising pass that went disastrous when his propeller failed.
Top Alcohol Flat pilot Lloyd Bell starts a normal pass at Firebird International Raceway when his boat doesn't set. After a few hops, trying to get under control, he is sent into a barrel roll and crashes at the World Finals. After the crash Lloyd was ok and continued racing for many years.
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