This is at the 1981 Indy 500 that I was at. This was a BAD crash. Danny Ongais was across the raceway from us - we were in the grandstand that day.

This is at the 1981 Indy 500 that I was at. This was a BAD crash. Danny Ongais was across the raceway from us - we were in the grandstand that day.

Danny Ongais - Interscope 81 Cosworth TC - Interscope Racing - Indianapolis 500-Mile Race - 1981-82 USAC Gold Crown Championship, round 1

Danny Ongais - Interscope 81 Cosworth TC - Interscope Racing - Indianapolis 500-Mile Race - 1981-82 USAC Gold Crown Championship, round 1

1977 U.S. Grand Prix at Watkins Glen: Danny Ongais completed only 6 laps in the Penske PC-4 before wrecking in the wet. The race was won by John Watson in a McLaren, followed by Mario Andretti in a Lotus.

1977 U.S. Grand Prix at Watkins Glen: Danny Ongais completed only 6 laps in the Penske PC-4 before wrecking in the wet. The race was won by John Watson in a McLaren, followed by Mario Andretti in a Lotus.

Danny Ongais in an Eagle (nicknamed the Batmobile), which is long in the back for ground effects.

Danny Ongais in an Eagle (nicknamed the Batmobile), which is long in the back for ground effects.

Being known for having car in a perpetual side slide, Danny Ongais had a very nasty accident. Note Danny's limp body still in the wreckage.

Being known for having car in a perpetual side slide, Danny Ongais had a very nasty accident. Note Danny's limp body still in the wreckage.

indy 500 2013 | DANNY ONGAIS CRASH 1981 INDIANAPOLIS 500

indy 500 2013 | DANNY ONGAIS CRASH 1981 INDIANAPOLIS 500

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