Street Outlaws’ star Shannon Poole was involved in a heart-stopping crash during the Gulfport Dragway’s Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Blowout on Sunday afternoon.
Poole, a Pascagoula, Mississippi native, was racing in his familiar nitrous oxide-assisted 1964 Corvette when, in an incredible scene the likes of which the sport rarely sees outside of nitro and radial-tire racing, climbed onto its rear bumper near the finish stripe and took flight. The car, from what we can see in the existing footage, turned sideways in mid-air and slammed down on its nose, erupting into a fireball as the fuel lines were likely severed. The car then barrel-rolled to a stop in the shutdown area.
Following the crash, Poole did not suffer any clear signs of injury but was taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation.