An up-and-coming Indica star has emerged unscathed from a spectacular crash that destroyed a large portion of the trackside catch fencing.
After restarting Lap Nine at the Indy Lights Race in Road America, Christian Bogle was dropped to catch fencing after hitting a craft on the outside of the track.
The car’s nose was caught by the chain mesh, a large part of the fence and all the support beams were torn off.
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Bogle appeared unharmed from the wreckage, forcing a long delay.
Accident means the remaining 11 laps will be run after the original Indica race.
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In a statement later on Twitter, Bogle described the crash as “unusual.”
“The most important thing is that I’m fine. Thanks to the AMR security team for their quick response,” he said.
Images from the scene quickly appeared online, showing multiple twisted support poles and torn mesh.
Dan Christian Rasmussen won the race.
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