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1964 Jim McElreath's Crash in Tyre Test at Indy

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1964 Jim McElreath's Crash in Tyre Test at Indy

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Turn one wall-smack, and driver was seriously burned. The other person in the photo is chief Brabham mechanic Denny (or Dennie) Moore.

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A week later, on 1 October, while testing at Indianapolis, the Brabham was badly damaged after McElreath spun at Turn 1 and hit the wall. The car burst into flames and McElreath was seriously burned.
https://www.oldracingcars.com/brabham/bt12/

Car was also involved in several other accidents, including the tragedy at the 1964 Indy 500.
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