Saturday’s American Le Mans Series Grand Prix of Baltimore saw several drivers suffer big crashes, but none worse than the multi-car wreck on the very first lap.
A mixup between the two P1 cars - Muscle Milk Pickett Racing and Dyson Racing - backed up the field on the initial restart, leading to a massive six-car pileup.
Anthony Lazzaro in the No. 01 Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b made contact with the P2 pole-sitting Level 5 Motorsports entry of Scott Tucker, which sent Tucker into the inside wall.
Things quickly got worse as the GT field barreled directly into Tucker’s damaged car with no where to go, but luckily, everyone escaped without injury.
Street circuits have a tendency to draw multi-car pileups due to how narrow the course can be. Here’s a look at a similar crash which took place in last year’s Baltimore race: