Phillip Boudreaux Has "Wild Ride" At Brownstown Race Track

By: 
Jerry Curry, Staff Writer

 Talk about a "wild ride," just ask Philip Boudreaux of Salem.

He was racing at Brownstown on dirt when things got out of control. The car he was driving flipped four times, heavy damaging the car.

Thanks to safety features like strong lap belts, seat and helmet Boudreaux walked away with just bruises. The helmet even had scars.

The car was called Ole Red and is owned by Preston Car. It happened opening night April 4 in a 20-lap Pure Stock race at Brownstown.

Boudreaux's wife posted on Facebook, “As a race wife we all know what can happen when the belts go on. Last night terrified me. I’m sorry to everyone who had to see me ugly cry. I can’t describe the feeling of watching my husband flip, flip and flip some more all while looking like a bomb went off went parts and pieces flying off the car. Then him getting in the ambulance and no one being with him. A life was put in danger and a very good car tore up badly all over stupidity. We will regroup and rebuild. Thank you to everyone who was there for me last night when I was losing it. A bigger thank you to everyone who checked on Philip.”

Yes, the rebuilding has already started, and they will be back. That’s the true racing spirit.

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