Video – Big blow-out…

Video captures dramatic explosion of earthmover tyre.

As regular viewers of Formula 1 and Nascar racing will testify, a tyre blow-out is a dramatic and often dangerous event. Little wonder that tyre manufacturers go to such extraordinary lengths to ensure that such a catastrophic failure remains something of a rarity.

But what happens when a big earthmover tyre is put through its paces? Well, as this video demonstrates, the results are truly explosive.