The rider was fine. The GoPro? Er, close enough.

This is a 2006 Kawasaki ZX14 with a turbo running at a speed run event in Finland, as Finn Antti Kautonen reports over on Hooniverse.

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The guy was knocking on 400km/h (247mph) when the oil return failed and the thing went up.

Listen as the plastic crackles and melts, and you won’t be surprised that the GoPro didn’t exactly survive in perfect shape. The SD card made it out, though, and this video lives on.

(Thanks to Antti for sending this over!)


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