Driver makes full recovery after frightening barrel roll in Kansas drag race

BY Samuel Reiman • October 31, 2014

Jerry Yeoman has made a full recovery since being injured in this barrel roll at Wichita International Raceway.

We do not know the exact date of the crash but let’s just note that the track has been renamed since the incident occurred (it’s now called Kansas International Dragway).

What else is unknown is how many times his Pontiac rolled after it crashed through the barrier -- an estimated count puts it somewhere between 12 and 14.

The uploader refrained from posting the video until Yeoman had fully recovered and given them permission to run it. Yeoman continues to compete today in a ’59 Turbo Corvette Pro Mod.

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