Racecar driver pulled from fiery crash

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BOONE, IA – Racecar driving can be a dangerous sport. And racecar driver Danny Watson is lucky to be alive after he crashed his car.

Video shows moments after Danny`s car crashes. He was knocked out and doesn’t remember much, but cameras caught the horrifying moments after.

You can see Danny`s car quickly catch fire. His friend and fellow racer, Richard Yaw moves in quickly. He disappears behind the smoke and pulls Richard out from the fiery crash.

Even though many are calling Richard a hero, he says he was just following his instincts. And Danny is just thankful to be alive.