Check Out These Rad Pictures Of An Exploding Funny Car [UPDATE: Now With A GIF]

Tony Pedregon, NHRA Funny Car champion in 2007, ran into some slight difficulty in his race against Todd Lesenko on Friday in Pomona when his car blew up. (Lesenko knows how it is.) Funny cars are sort of designed to explode without incident—it's not hard to find stories about engines going up in flames the way… »2/16/13 6:50pm2/16/13 6:50pm