Pomona No Serious Injuries from Doug Herbert Engine Explosion

POMONA, Calif. -- NHRA track emergency officials reported 14 spectators received only minor injuries from debris when the engine on Doug Herbert's Snap-on Tools dragster suffered an explosion during Friday's Top Fuel qualifying session at the...

POMONA, Calif. -- NHRA track emergency officials reported 14 spectators received only minor injuries from debris when the engine on Doug Herbert's Snap-on Tools dragster suffered an explosion during Friday's Top Fuel qualifying session at the 35th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway. Of those receiving minor injuries, 10 were transported to local hospitals for observation. Herbert was not injured. The cause of the explosion is being investigated by the NHRA Technical Services Department.

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Drivers Doug Herbert