The driver walked away from this.
Blowing out a back wheel at the end of conrod straight on lap 1 is THE WORST possible place to have that happen.
Nearly 300kmph into a sand trap.
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YouTube to the rescue.
[VIDEO]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2j1Ra1wDl4]YouTube - Fabian Coulthard Huge Crash 2010 Bathurst 1000[/VIDEO]
That right there is an argument for pavement run-off areas instead of gravel/sand traps.