Despite the safety precautions in place in most competitive races, there’s always that possibility that something could go wrong. That wasn’t any more evident than in Round 4 of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Cup that was held recently.

The Lamborghini Super Trofeo Cup saw a massive accident during Round 4 of the season. From what we can tell, the number 22 Gallardo LP560-4 driven by Giorgio Bartocci got off into the gravel on the last turn before the front straight.

The driver’s side door flew open as the car span down the tarmac. When it finally came to a stop, the Gallardo turned into a fireball.

Fire crews initially took longer than expected to pull the driver from the wreck and were seen using hand held fire extinguishers to battle the blaze. The FIA is expected to investigate the incident. Surprisingly, Bartocci survived the ordeal and is currently in intensive care with 1st degree burns and a fractured leg .



Source: Foltyn

What do you think?


  (238) posted on 05.24.2011

I thought the car is going to explode. Its a good thing that they have saved his life. And I bet after this accident he is still willing to race just like the victim of crashed.

  (401) posted on 05.24.2011

This is not the first time that we have seen a crashed like this. And its just sad that in every race there should be a incident happens. Well, its a good thing that no one dies here.

  (134) posted on 09.27.2010

I guess the driver will be though enough to survive in that fatal accident. I guess he is ready for whatever accident he may gets in that kind of sport.

  (331) posted on 08.8.2010

Yes, that’s true, racing is such a fatal sport..No matter how careful you are there’s always a possibility that something might go

  (1333) posted on 05.31.2010

This is one reason why racing is rated as one of the most dangerous sport in the world.

  (257) posted on 05.30.2010

I guess its not an engine malfunction. I hope that the driver will recover fast without any fatal injuries.

  (798) posted on 05.30.2010

I doubt, in race track team crews are making sure that the car is 100% ready to go and error free.

  (815) posted on 05.27.2010

Well do you remember the recall done by Lamborghini? Just wondering if his fuel tank leaked..

  (406) posted on 05.26.2010

What the heck. Well, good thing that bartocci manage to get out of the car before turning into a ball of flame.

  (512) posted on 05.26.2010

That was terrible! Good to know that the driver still alive because unfortunately that kind of fire can burn him alive.

  (544) posted on 05.26.2010

Yeah, that was a sad ending for the gallardo.

  (331) posted on 05.25.2010

Dang... Another super car had ended his life in fire.

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