Famous race car driver (NASCAR) Mark Martin had an awesome car crash in the pits on Sunday, August 19, 2012. The race was at Michigan Motor Speedway.
You can see the crash in the ABC News sports video below. Martin loses control and then starts sliding sideways down pit row. He then slams into a wall, missing some pit-crew members by just a few feet. The wall did its job, however, instantly stopping Martin’s race car. No one was injured in this accident.
According to Wikipedia, Mark Martin has been racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series since 1981. He has 40 wins in the Sprint Cup Series and 49 wins in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Mark also has 7 wins in the Camping World Truck Series.