Race Car Catching Fire Barely Slows This Pit Crew Down

Truck YeahThe trucks are good!

I probably don’t have to tell you that desert racing’s hot. Sometimes it’s so hot your truck catches fire in the middle of a pit stop, but this seriously professional pit crew isn’t about to let a little spontaneous conflagration slow ‘em down.

But for real, the conduct and skill on display here is nothing short of spectacular. That burn is out as quickly as it comes on! Huge props to the extinguisher guys for being on point, and the person with the fuel for being brave enough to get right back in there less than a second after the flames subside.


What exactly sparked the fire, I’m not sure. Maybe something came in contact with an extremely hot rear brake disc? But there’s no doubt that the guys on this pit crew all deserve a raise.


Hat tip to Speed Society!

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