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There are racers who have a competitive streak that’s beyond razor sharp, it’s the kind of edge that pushes them to a higher level of greatness. In the NHRA Nitro Funny Car ranks, John Force earned the reputation of being a win-at-all-costs racer that would drive over his own crankshaft to turn on the win light with his competitive streak. Steve Jackson might have elevated himself to Force’s rank after his terrifying and spectacular crash in “The Shadow” during Radial vs The World eliminations at No Mercy 7 this past weekend at South Georgia Motorsports Park.
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Jackson is known the world over as being a true certified bad ass behind the wheel of any door-slammer, whether it’s a small-tire grudge car, radial tire machine or Pro Mod. His sheer will and desire to win put him on a different level than most racers, and add to his legend.
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It’s clear that Jackson had The Shadow locked in for one heck of a pass against eventual event winner DeWayne Mills, he even tried his best pedal job ever to settle the car down, but the flight plan had already been set. The sheer distance that the car sails through the air down the track is mind boggling to say the least.
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All of these different videos show just how much power these cars have, and how quickly they can take flight when the conditions are right. Make sure to check out these videos that show the various angles of what could be the most videoed and photographed crash in small-tire racing history.
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