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Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 500iso, f8, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA pro mod driver Dan Stevenson has an engine fire after an explosion during qualifying for the Gatornationals at Auto Plus Raceway at Gainesville.

Time for my final Best of 2016 category with my best crash and burn shots of 2016. All drivers pictures walked away to race race again! Continue on to check them all out!

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 12,800iso, f5.6, 1/800th, Manual
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Scott (44) crashes into the inside safer barrier on the last lap during the Cam-Am Duel at Daytona race one at Daytona International Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 12,800iso, f5.6, 1/800th, Manual
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Carl Edwards (19) goes low to avoid the crashing cars of Jimmie Johnson (48), Martin Truex Jr. (78) and A.J. Allmendinger (47) during the Cam-Am Duel at Daytona race two at Daytona International Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 12,800iso, f5.6, 1/800th, Manual
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Christopher Bell (4) goes sideways sending a shower of sparks through the field of drivers during the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 12,800iso, f5.6, 1/800th, Manual
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers John Wes Townley (05), Cole Custer (00), Cameron Hayley (13), Ben Kennedy (11), Ben Rhodes (41), Daniel Suarez (51) and Rico Abreu (98) crash during the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 12,800iso, f5.6, 1/800th, Manual
Sparks fly as NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Christopher Bell (4) flips over during a last lap crash in the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 12,800iso, f5.6, 1/800th, Manual
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Christopher Bell (4) flips over during a last lap crash in the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 800iso, f7.1, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Chris Buescher (34) and Matt Dibenedetto (93) crash in turn one during the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 500iso, f8, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA pro mod driver Dan Stevenson has an engine fire after an explosion during qualifying for the Gatornationals at Auto Plus Raceway at Gainesville. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 640iso, f4.5, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority
NHRA pro mod driver Dan Stevenson has an engine fire after an explosion during qualifying for the Gatornationals at Auto Plus Raceway at Gainesville. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 500iso, f9, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
NHRA safety safari rescue crews pull pro mod driver Dan Stevenson from his burning car after an engine explosion and fire during qualifying for the Gatornationals at Auto Plus Raceway at Gainesville. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 250iso, f4, 1/3200th, Manual
Verizon IndyCar Series driver Takuma Sato crashes into the turn two wall during practice for the Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway. Sat was uninjured.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 250iso, f4, 1/3200th, Manual
Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe crashes during practice for the Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway. Hinchcliffe would be uninjured.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Jonathan Gray loses control after blowing a rear tire during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Gray was uninjured. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Jonathan Gray loses control after blowing a rear tire and hits the wall during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Gray was uninjured. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo goes airborne as he crashes into the wall during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
Grass flies as NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo crashes over the wall during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Click here to purchase print

To see the FULL SIDNEI FRIGO CRASH SEQUENCE CLICK HERE

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1250iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Terry McMillen explodes an engine with a massive fireball during the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1250iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Terry McMillen blows a tire after exploding an engine on fire during the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1250iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Terry McMillen loses control as his rear tire explodes during the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Click here to purchase print

To see the FULL TERRY MCMILLEN EXPLOSION SEQUENCE CLICK HERE

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 400iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver John Hale explodes the carbon fiber body off his car during round one of the Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Click here to purchase print

To see the FULL JOHN HALE EXPLOSION SEQUENCE CLICK HERE

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 400iso, f4.5, 1/3200th, Manual
Tim Wilkerson crashes into the wall during the semi finals at Topeka. Wilkerson was uninjured. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 400iso, f4.5, 1/3200th, Manual
Tim Wilkerson slams into the wall after losing control and crashing during the semi finals at Topeka. Wilkerson was uninjured. Click here to purchase print

To see the FULL TIM WILKERSON CRASH SEQUENCE CLICK HERE

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Sage Karam crashes during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 800mm, 1000iso, f5.6, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
IndyCar Series driver Ryan Hunter-Reay (28) and Townsend Bell (29) crash on pit road during the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 200iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
The car of NHRA funny car driver Jack Beckman on fire after an engine explosion during qualifying for the New England Nationals at New England Dragway. Beckman was uninjured. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f4.5, 1/400th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Terry Haddock explodes an engine on fire during qualifying for the Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 400iso, f5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria loses control before hitting the wall during round one of the Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 400iso, f5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Alexis DeJoria loses control and hits the wall alongside photographer Jeff Burghardt during the Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway. That parachute pack is less than a foot from Jeffs head! Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f2.8, 1/3200th, Aperture Priority
A spark plug flies from the engine of the dragster of NHRA top fuel driver Rob Passey as he blows the crankshaft during qualifying for the Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/500th, Manual
Sparks fly from the header pipes as they grind the pavement as NHRA funny car driver Robert Hight attempts to get back into his lane alongside Dave Richards. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 300mm, 320iso, f5.6, 1/1250th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Matt Hagan suffers an engine fire during qualifying for the Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Jay Payne loses control of his Camaro just missing Chuck Little prior to a hard hit into the wall during qualifying at Gateway Motorsports Park. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Manual
Jay Payne goes airborne after losing control and crashing alongside Chuck Little during pro mod qualifying. Payne was uninjured. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Jay Payne crashes during qualifying for the Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 500iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Billy Glidden suffers a nitrous explosion sending the hood scoop from his Ford Mustang flying during the Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 300mm, 200iso, f2.8, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority
A burst panel flies as NHRA funny car driver Todd Simpson explodes an engine on fire during qualifying for the Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 12,800iso, f4, 1/640th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Scott Palmer (far) has an engine fire alongside Troy Buff during qualifying for the Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx MkII, 300mm, 640iso, f5.6, 1/3200th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Jim Campbell suffers an engine fire during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Campbell would be unhurt. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx MkII, 600mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/1600th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Jon Capps crashes into the wall during qualifying for the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Capps was uninjured. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx MkII, 600mm, 640iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Manual
NHRA top fuel driver Tripp Tatum has an engine fire alongside Brittany Force during the first round of the Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx MkII, 600mm, 800iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Manual
NHRA funny car driver Cruz Pedregon goes into a power wheelstand during the first round of the Toyota Nationals in Las Vegas. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 400iso, f5.6, 1/3200th, Manual
Top fuel hydro driver Kim Davidson suffers an engine fire during qualifying for the World Finals on Firebird Lake.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 320iso, f5.6, 1/2500th, Manual
Top fuel hydro driver Scott Compton suffers an engine fire during the World Finals on Firebird Lake. Check out the clutch disk in the air to the right of the boat!!

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
Flames come from the exhaust header pipes from the engine on the dragster of NHRA top fuel driver Tripp Tatum during qualifying for the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 6400iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
Sparks blast all directions from the SealMaster dragster as NHRA top fuel driver J.R. Todd detonates an engine as he crosses the finish line during qualifying for the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Click here to purchase print

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 1250iso, f3.5, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Jordan Anderson (46) and Jeremy Clements (51) crash on the backstretch during the Ford Ecoboost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 1250iso, f3.5, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Jordan Anderson (46) climbs from his car on fire after crashing on the backstretch during the Ford Ecoboost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

That wraps up my Best of 2016 galleries.

Best of Crash and Burn 2015

Best of Crash and Burn 2014

Best of Crash and Burn 2013

Best of Crash and Burn 2011

Best of Crash and Burn 2010

Best of Crash and Burn 2009

Best of Crash and Burn 2008


 
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