That's the thing about a lot of power, it makes it difficult to hold on.
The thing about crashing in a drag race is that you don’t have very much time for something to go wrong, what with the race being so short. So if something does go wrong, and a crash results, it has generally gone very wrong. And indeed, when the old Fox body Ford Mustang in the following video loses traction for just a second, it ends up sideways and even hits the other car. The good news is we’re told that both drivers are at least OK.
We’ve also been assured that the driver of the gold car was on the brakes. You just can’t tell because he doesn’t have brake lights.