Race car driver burned escaping flames at Gingerman Raceway

Courtesy: South Haven Area Emergency Services

GENEVA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A driver was burned in Van Buren County after their race car burst into flames Wednesday night.

It happened at the Gingerman Raceway in Geneva Township Wednesday night.

South Haven Area Emergency Services (SHAES) said the driver escaped the flames, but did suffer minor burns while trying to get out of the car.

It is unclear what caused the fire on the raceway, but the car is destroyed.

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