MICHIGAN SPEEDWAY CRASHES

Because of the number of races it has hosted, and the speeds produced by the track, Michigan International Speedway, location of this week’s LifeLock 400, has been the site of driver and fan deaths and many violent on-track collisions.


Johnny Benson flips 1993

 

Robby Gordon wreck 2004

  
 
Worst Michigan wrecks
 
  
Al Unser Jr.-Chip Ganassi CART crash 1984
 
Ganassi suffered multiple head and body injuries during this crash that effectively ended his driving career.
 
Adrian Fernandez crash kills three spectators at CART race 1998
One of the saddest days in motorsports history. Three fans were killed and six more were injured at this CART race when Fernandez’s tire cleared a 14-foot fence and shot into the stands. Fernandez sent condolence letters to the families of the dead.
 
Rick Baldwin fatal accident 1986
Another tragic day for motorsports. As a result of the crash, Baldwin spent 11 years in a coma and died in 1997.
 
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