Contact Us

What’s It Like To Roll Over in a Cobra at 130 MPH? Find Out. [VIDEO]

shelby cobra convertible car
Juergen Schwarz, Getty

Every hardcore gearhead loves seeing a classic beauty break the sound barrier, but seeing one crash can really break a guy’s heart.

Peter Tryce was racing his open-top Cobra at the Willow Springs Raceway in Southern California. The car hit a straightaway at 130 mph.

The car started to shimmy at one point but that wasn’t enough for Tryce to pull over and stop trying to defy the whim of the speed gods. The vehicle veered to the right. When it hit dirt, it caught some air and started to roll into a cloud of twisted metal and dust.

Tryce had a camera on his dashboard capturing his run, so the entire accident is caught on video from start to finish. You can watch below.

Somehow, Tryce escaped any serious injuries from the very violent crash. He posted the entire horrible mess on his YouTube page, along with a running commentary. It turns out part of the front suspension or steering on his Cobra caused it to violently veer.

From the looks of the accident, he’s lucky that’s all that was broken.

[via Yahoo! News]

Best of 106.9 Classic Rock

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for All Access Pass quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive All Access Pass contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.