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Explosion at JGR shop

Posted on: February 4, 2011 11:30 am
Posted By Pete Pistone

An explosion rocked the Joe Gibbs Racing shop in Huntersville, N.C. Friday morning but sources report there were no injuries.

A test on one of the team's dyno machines caused the explosion which was termed as "minor" by a JGR employee.

A small fire broke out but was reportedly contained immediately and damage to the shop location is currently being assesses but has been termed "minor."

Local firefighters were called to the scene and an all clear was given for employees to return inside and continue work.
Category: Auto Racing

Since: Nov 23, 2006
Posted on: February 4, 2011 10:46 pm

Explosion at JGR shop


That might not be a good sign for Rowdy this year, I just hope no one gets hurt.

Since: Nov 30, 2008
Posted on: February 4, 2011 5:58 pm

Explosion at JGR shop

Looks like Mark Cronquist is really pushing the Toyota power plants.
Just glad he's blowing em up on the Dyno's and not the race track. Spikes.

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