When former IndyCar circuit champion Tony Kanaan heard that his new teammate would be the promising young driver Simona De Silvestro, he immediately thought they would get along fine.
"Both of us have caught fire before," he said Wednesday. "So we have a lot to talk about."
A YouTube search turns up a video of Kanaan on fire while his car is in pit row and another in which members of his pit crew are burned by nearly invisible flames (because the fuel used at the time was methanol and burned clear).
But De Slivestro's incident occurs on the track and shows her stuck in her seat as the car burns around her.
All three videos are...