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2016-10-31 10:42

WATCH OUT! This could have been a very serious on-track incident in Cape Town. Fortunately no one was injured. Image: Instagram

Cape Town - An unlikely drag race saw a modified Nissan Champ bakkie take on a Honda Civic Type R at the Killarney raceway in Cape Town on Saturday (October 29). 

After pulling away, things went horribly wrong for the Champ driver, according to a professional driver Ernest Page who was the race organised by Motorsport South Africa.

The Nissan Champ suffered a broken driveshaft that sent the bakkie careering side-ways.

Quick reactions 

The bakkie veered into the path of the Civic causing the driver to slam on the brakes to avoid a nasty crash.

The clip below shows how close the two vehicle came to colliding on track.

We're glad there was no damage and both drivers walked away unscathed. 

Watch the incident below: Video via Motionvideo

Read more on:    honda  |  nissan  |  sean parker  |  killarney  |  cape town  |  drag racing

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