With the rapid explosion of ‘wheelstanding’ as an exhibition over the last decade, more and more enthusiasts are building cars exactly for this purpose. Here’s what happens when one of them goes wrong.
[youtube id=”fkXbrZqlNww” width=”800″ height=”450″]The World Power Wheelstanding Competition is held every year in Byron, Illinois. Needless to say, it always attracts a special breed of daredevil and car enthusiast, sometimes resulting in what you see here. Despite the somewhat gnarly looking accident, the car did finish on four wheels, and it looks like everything ended up alright, with the driver opening the door and walking away unscathed. The only thing that could have made this better is if he’d recovered and gone for another wheelstand.