IndyCar » Kanaan escapes huge warm-up accident

A major accident involving Tony Kanaan and Helio Castroneves dominated the Sunday morning warm-up practice session on the streets of Baltimore ahead of this afternoon's race.

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Owen Hamilton - Unregistered

September 04, 2011 3:13 PM

I just watched the video of this, very scary! In the commentary they mention driving over train tracks, this sounds extremely dangerous to me, if someone gets a puncture from running over the tracks it could be very nasty indeed!

T - Unregistered

September 04, 2011 11:29 PM

Tony Kannan suffered a brake failure at 180mph - it was fortunate that Helios car took some of the speed off Tony's car - the Marshals where also very fortunate not to have been hit.Thankfully no injuries and a third place finish from the back of the grid was well deserved (if a little fortunate).

The accident could have happended at any circuit.

JOHN - Unregistered

September 06, 2011 2:35 PM

Havent seen the accident but from the reports looks like it was very serious. Just glad he is ok. Brake failure at close to 200mph doesnt even bear thinking about. I think it happened to Mark Blundell years ago in CART, again he got away with it but just shouldnt happen

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