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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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Here are two sequences from two wild runs during NHRA pro mod qualifying at Royal Purple Raceway near Houston, TX.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA pro mod driver Jonathan Gray races down track moments before blowing a rear tire during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Gray was uninjured. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Jonathan Gray races down track moments before blowing a rear tire during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Gray was uninjured. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA pro mod driver Jonathan Gray loses control and hits the wall after blowing a rear tire during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Gray was uninjured. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Jonathan Gray loses control and hits the wall after blowing a rear tire during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Gray was uninjured. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA pro mod driver Jonathan Gray loses control and hits the wall after blowing a rear tire during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Gray was uninjured. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Jonathan Gray loses control and hits the wall after blowing a rear tire during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Gray was uninjured. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/2000th, Manual The damaged car of NHRA pro mod driver Jonathan Gray is towed back to the pits after blowing a rear tire during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Gray was uninjured. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/2000th, Manual
The damaged car of NHRA pro mod driver Jonathan Gray is towed back to the pits after blowing a rear tire during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Gray was uninjured. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/1250th, Manual The damaged car of NHRA pro mod driver Jonathan Gray is towed back to the pits after blowing a rear tire during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Gray was uninjured. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 800iso, f5, 1/1250th, Manual
The damaged car of NHRA pro mod driver Jonathan Gray is towed back to the pits after blowing a rear tire during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Gray was uninjured. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

In the second round of pro mod qualifying it would be Sidnei Frigo going for the wild ride.

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo goes airborne as he crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo goes airborne as he crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo goes airborne as he crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo goes airborne as he crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo flies through the air as he crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo flies through the air as he crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual Grass and dirt flies as NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo goes airborne and flips over the wall as he crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
Grass and dirt flies as NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo goes airborne and flips over the wall as he crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual Grass and dirt flies as NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo goes airborne and flips over the wall as he crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
Grass and dirt flies as NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo goes airborne and flips over the wall as he crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual Grass and dirt flies as NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo goes airborne and flips over the wall as he crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
Grass and dirt flies as NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo goes airborne and flips over the wall as he crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual Grass and dirt flies as NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo goes airborne and flips over the wall as he crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 1600iso, f4.5, 1/2000th, Manual
Grass and dirt flies as NHRA pro mod driver Sidnei Frigo goes airborne and flips over the wall as he crashes during qualifying for the Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Frigo was alert and transported via helicopter to a local hospital. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Lets hope the rest of the weekend goes safer for the rest of the NHRA drivers in Houston!


 
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