• Scott Kalitta’s fatal crash

    Date:18 February 2011 Tags:

    No other ground vehicle can out-accelerate a top-fuel dragster. These machines are so fast – topping 530 km/h – that the quarter-mile track (402 m) was shortened to 1 000 feet (about 305 m) after Scott Kalitta was killed in 2008 when his car exploded at the finish and crashed into the catch fence. Watch Scott Kalitta’s fatal crash…

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