'Mother, it's OK. It's just a flip!' NASCAR driver Brendan Gaughan gives ice-cool interview after Talladega horror smash (VIDEO)
The mutiple-car accident occurred with just seven laps remaining in the 1000Bulbs.com 500 as Gaughan’s No. 62 car lost control and veered into the center of the track, where he was unintentionally sideswiped by another driver.Also on rt.com Sochi Formula 2 Grand Prix stopped after multiple car accident on opening lap (VIDEO)
The collision sent his car airborne where it flipped over and landed on its wheels, miraculously escaping potentially serious injury in the process.
"Listen, I've said for years in off-road we flip a lot. The easiest thing you can do in race car is go upside down, so that's the nicest thing about it.
Turned on the Nascar race for a second and there was a car flip during a crash like it was a movie...Crazy pic.twitter.com/OdmvqV08sb— gifdsports (@gifdsports) October 14, 2019
"Oh here we go," he continued while looking at a replay of the crash.
"See, I don't even know what happened. I just know that Brad (Keselowski) was pushing the crap out of me - and I loved it.
"I stuck the landing ... but I didn't keep it straight. We ran a great strategy, it was awesome. 62 was in front for a second.
"Mother, it's OK. It's just a flip. It didn't hurt, I promise."Also on rt.com WATCH: Biker plunges off 70ft cliff in horror crash… but somehow survives
When all was said and done it was Ryan Blaney who crossed the line first to take the checkered flag but one suspects that the race may well be defined by the gravity-defying acrobatics performed by Gaughan towards the race's conclusion.