Drag racing is probably the most mesmerizing sport in the world to put into slow motion, as we've previously established. Something about the speed and the fury put into more manageable form just somehow enraptures the psyche. So here's all that when it goes BOOM.
If you ask an engineer, or really anybody mechanically inclined, what the difference is between a top-level NHRA racer and a bomb, the answer is probably "the wheels," followed by "not much." So, as Autoblog notes, when these things go wrong, it's rarely in simple fashion.