Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Bizarre motorcycle racing "fish hook" crash could have been a lot worse

There is no way "He is good" I bet that left a sore mouth and maybe a few loose teeth. He was dragged 15 feet backwards by his chin!

Motorcycle racing is a constant battle between close calls and hard crashes, and we'll have to put this video in the very close call category. During a Mini Moto race in Sandy Hook, Maryland last weekend, the fourth-place rider low-sides his bike but is instantly hit by the rider behind him.

The fallen rider is gaffed just under the chin of his helmet by the other racer's handlebars, which drags him off into the grass. While we're sure the whole incident felt about the same as being punched on the chin, the rider definitely didn't suffer any major injuries. After making sure his fellow racer was okay, our camera-wearing rider gives him a pat on the helmet before rejoining the race.

From AutoBlog.Com