Not everyone ended up with a trophy at the end of 2015, but these racing drivers will just be pleased they’re still with us after these terrifying crashes from across the globe.
Porsche GT3 Cup Goiânia
Nelson Piquet’s son (no not that one) had a miracle escape from this crash after his Porsche rolled an insane NINE TIMES!
Formula 3 Monza
Ferrari Junior Lance Stroll almost rolled over the barrier in this high-speed crash at Monza.
Aussie Racing Cars Bathurst
Aussie Racing Cars driver Damien Flack somehow survived this Bathurst shunt after colliding with his brother, of all people.
Japanese Grand Prix Qualifying
The F1 crash that had our hearts in our mouths this year was Daniil Kvyat’s high-speed roll at Suzuka.
Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup Silverstone
There’s been a few scary airborne crashes in 2015 but no one got has high as Ferdinand Habsburg at the start of the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup race at Silverstone.
Indy 500 Practice
Practice for the Indy 500 was marred with three huge airborne crashes in just four days. Helio Castroneves, Josef Newgarden and Ed Carpenter all suffered from scary accidents before James Hinchcliffe was badly injured in another a few days later. Thankfully, Hinch has now almost fully recovered.
Yeongam Super Race
An absolutely humongous crash at the old Korean Grand Prix circuit in a touring car series called ‘Super Race’ (yes, really!)
Formula Renault 3.5 Series Red Bull Ring
Manor driver Roberto Merhi causes chaos in the Renault World Series race at the Red Bull Ring when he slows almost to a stop at the finish while Nicholas Latifi is still racing someone to the finish line.
Stock Car Brasil Curitiba
Another huge pile-up as the Brazilian Stock Car field come up to pass a slow moving car.
Monza Blancpain Endurance Race
Hello Kitty… Goodbye Kitty.
Formula 3 Spa-Francorchamps
Formula 3 had a lot of publicity this year for all the wrong reasons and this was just one of a few incidents during the season where drivers would just run their fellow racers off the track.
Formula Renault 3.5 Series Monaco
Formula Renault 3.5 Series driver Meindert van Buuren almost launches into a viewing platform after a collision with Bruno Bonifacio at Monaco.
Toronto Indy Lights
RC Enerson and some nearby marshals had a lucky, lucky escape in this crash during the Indy Lights race in Toronto, Canada.
GT4 European Series Red Bull Ring
All the time you have to leave a space. All the time you have to leave a space!
Another airbourne IndyCar crash, this time Ryan Briscoe flips upside down before giving the Fontana Auto Club Speedway gardener a lot of work to do after the race.
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