The devastating news of Sam Fenech’s Drag Racing Accident created a buzzing wave after the horrific mishap in the Willowbank Raceway, leading to the brutal death.
Sam Fenech was a racing driver who lost his life on January 7, 2022, while competing at Willowbank Raceway west of Brisbane.
According to ABC, a drag racer participating departed the track at a high rate of speed on January 7, 2023, and crashed into a camera tower in the New Year Nitro event at Willowbank Raceway.
The Darg racer community started posting memorials to Sam shortly after the incident, with many highlighting the bonds that exist between fans of the sport regardless of team or racing division.
Top Doorslammer Australia and The Australian Top Fuel Championship and round at Willowpark’s New Year Nitro event got postponed due to an accident after the crash.
Presently,Police requested the public to avoid the area around Champions Way and asked to be patient with likely traffic disruption.
Sam Fenech Drag Racing Accident
Sam died despite being a skilled drag racer when his vehicle overturned and slammed into a camera tower at 320 km/h.
The horrifying video of the collision’s aftermath reveals his car scuffing against the barrier wall before flying off, soaring through the air, and crashing into the ground in parts.
Sam’s car is seen in footage shared on social media soaring through the air before it strikes a camera tower alongside the track, killing Fenech and injuring a camera operator.
Paramedics attempted to save the well-known drag racer as soon as the accident occurred, but he was not present.
The racer participated in the “top fuel dragsters” category at Willowbank’s New Year Nitro drag racing competition.
Sam Fenech Killed In Willowbank Raceway
Sam, a drag racer, was competing in a race west of Brisbane, Willowbank Raceway, when he was involved in the terrible accident that ultimately claimed his life.
According to sources, Sam appeared to lose control of his car, which flipped over the safety barriers, evident in the pictures that went viral after the accident.
The late drag racer was competing in a race at Willowbank Raceway west of Brisbane when the crash occurred on January 7, 2023.
Sam was driving a Chevrolet Camaro and competing against a Ford Mustang driven by Kelvin Lyle. The racer was filmed admiring his car shortly before the race started.
In addition to his accident, Sam was involved in a heavy crash in Sydney when his Chevy Camaro mounted a tire wall in 2019.
Since the car flipped over the safety barriers, Queensland Police claimed sources also took a camera operator to Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Sam Fenech’s Death And Obituary
Sam’s confirmed his death on social media by The Willowbank Raceway.
With great sadness, the Willowbank Raceway confirmed his death that Top Fuel Racing Australia announced the passing of Sam Fenech, driver of the Fabietti Racing Doorslammer, due to injuries sustained in a racing accident at Willowbank Raceway.
According to sources, QLD Police is looking into the accident, and the forensic crash unit is collaborating with Workplace Health and Safety to look into it. There won’t be any more public comments.
With help from the Forensic Crash Unit of the Queensland Police Service, Workplace Health and Safety is looking into the event.
Sam, a drag racer who had come from New South Wales for the event, is survived by his wife Natalie and three kids.