VIDEO - NEW E-TOWN CONTAINMENT SYSTEM TESTED
The Top Alcohol semi-finals made for tense moments as Marty Nothstein and Alexis DeJoria both tested the new containment system at during the NHRA SuperNationals at Englishtown, N.J.
Nothstein’s parachute didn’t fully blossom and he slid into the first of the two nets.
DeJoria’s Top Alcohol Funny Car parachutes tore away from the car just past the quarter-mile following a 5.555 elapsed time at 260.06 mph winning effort. Her car didn’t appear to scrape off much speed until it the sandtrap and went past the first net, into the second net and three rows deep into four rows of water barrels.
Both drivers were cleared by medical personnel, walking away from their respective incidents without assistance.