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Mitsunori Takaboshi avoids fractures after crash at Super GT 450km in Fuji, Motorsport news


Japanese Super GT driver Mitsunori Takaboshi has miraculously escaped with out a single fracture after a daunting high-speed crash with a barrier noticed his automotive left in tatters.

Takaboshi was competing for Nissan in the Super GT 450km race at the Fuji Speedway when he misplaced management whereas making an attempt to overhaul the race chief Yuhi Sekiguchi on the straight.

The Japanese driver’s automotive spun a number of occasions following the affect with the barrier earlier than coming to a relaxation subsequent to the pit wall.

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Fortunately the 29-year-old was in a position to extricate himself from his automotive earlier than being taken to a close-by hospital for precautionary well being checks. GT Affiliation chairman Masaaki Bandoh confirmed to host broadcaster J Sports activities that Takaboshi had prevented any fractures and was in good situation following the crash.

“Oh my goodness. That makes you’re feeling so sick to the abdomen,” the commentator on J Sports activities’ protection mentioned after the horrific crash.

“That is full-throttle Takaboshi’s gone in and all ideas of them shedding the race are simply fully immaterial.

“That’s the mom of all accidents that you simply’re ever going to have down the principle straight at Fuji Speedway.”

The race was red-flagged after Takaboshi’s accident, the second pink flag of the scheduled 100-lap race after an accident involving Hisashi Wada. Like Takaboshi, Wada was in a position to stroll away below his personal energy.

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