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2017-05-29 09:02

HECTIC CRASH! Scott Dixon's Honda was badly damaged during a crash at the Indy 500. Dixon was uninjured. Image: Youtube

Indianapolis - Pole-sitter Scott Dixon, already having a rough week because he was robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell , suffered a huge crash during the Indy500 on Sunday.

After producing the fastest qualifying effort in 21 years, Dixon was knocked out of the race in a terrifying crash in which his car sailed through the air and landed cockpit-first against the safety fence. Dixon's car was split in two amid sparks and flames.

Rough ride

Fortunately, the 2008 champion was able to climb out on his own, much to relief of fans.. He walked to a waiting ambulance while the race was placed under red flag and crews began to clean up debris scattered over hundreds of metres in the accident caused when Dixon's car collided with that of Jay Howard.

Dixon said: "Just a little beaten up there. It was definitely a rough ride, we had a great shot. We had gotten a little loose but they had dialed it in."

Watch: Dixon gets airborne in Indy crash

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