Matt Hagan, the reigning NHRA Full Throttle Funny Car champ, kicked off this weekend's Four-Wide Nationals qualifying session at zMAX Dragway in North Carolina with a bang. Hagan's funny car dropped an intake valve into one of its cylinders about halfway down the track and exploded, launching bits of engine and funny car across three of the four race lanes.
Amazingly, Hagan suffered no injuries and managed to keep his car in its lane.
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Past weekend was not so great for Matt Hagan, NHRA Full Throttle Funny Car champ. During Four-Wide Nationals qualifying session at zMAX Dragway in North Carolina it ended with a big bang for him. Hagan’s funny car intake valve dropp... Read Post