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Caught on Camera: Car flips a dozen times at nearly 200 mph - driver survives

11/21/2013 7:32 AM

11/21/2013 7:36 AM

Brian Gillespie survives his attempt at a land speed record at El Mirage Dry Lake in California after crashing and flipping more than a dozen times at nearly 200 mph.

The dramatic footage shows Gillespie’s car sliding out of control, rolling and smashing into the ground as spectators watched. Somehow he was not killed and is now recovering from his injuries.

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