WATCH: Drag Racer hits barrier at 350kmh

IT WAS six seconds of terror where Sidnei Frigo's life flashed before his eyes.

But amazingly the Brazilian drag racer escaped with just a badly broken arm after this spectacular 350kmh crash during the National Hot Rod Association Spring Nationals in Texas.

Blasting out of the starting blocks in his Corvette, the 44-year-old was in trouble moments later when the car veered toward the centre of the track before spearing into a guard rail and launching into the air.

With gravity taking over, the car spun and then flipped nose to tail at least six times with pieces of the vehicle splintering off and into the air like confetti.

The car came to rest on its roof in a grass section separating spectators from the track.

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