Fire on the Track

Carl Temple is a dirt track motorcycle racer and family friend that races one of our 1931 Indian 101 Scouts. Things got a little crazy in Wauseon tonight at the annual Antique Motorcycle Races and Swap Meet when a series of unlikely events caused a dangerous situation for Carl on the track. Thankfully, our friend Carl is okay!

Here’s what happened…

After a broken chain left Carl stranded during the Qualifying round, he approached the line for the finals.

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A cracked fuel line caused a fire to ignite at the start. Carl made it safely from the large flames of the gasoline fire.

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Water was intended to drown the fire, but made the flames larger.

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Someone from the audience ran to rescue the bike from the on-going fire with an attempt to drag it away from the flames, but the gasoline spread and the flames grew larger.

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The fire grew stronger.

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Finally, thanks to a fellow rider’s personal extinguisher, the blaze was stopped. The bike looks a little rough, but she’s proven to be very tough.

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And the story will live on, thanks to the creativity of the individual who came up with this meme that has been all over the internet.

Ghost Rider

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