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Driver Matt Hagan escapes Hot Rod drag race explosion unharmed

A drag racer has escaped unharmed after his car exploded and burst into flames on Sunday.

Matt Hagan walked away after the vehicle disintegrated around him during a qualifying race in Charlotte, North Carolina, as the BBC's David Eades explains.

Pictures courtesy of the National Hot Rod Association

  • 19 Apr 2012