It was a fiery weekend for the Border's Supercars competitors in Townsville for round eight of the championship.
For Brad Jones Racing, the flames were real when the hose on the team's refuelling rig broke during Nick Percat's last pit stop in Sunday's race.
The coupling device that fits into the car came off sending litres of racing fuel gushing over the back of the car and onto the ground in pit lane.
The team called Percat to get going away from the fuel to avoid the hot car sparking a fire, but as soon as it touched the exhaust, a huge fireball erupted.
Quick action from BJR and surrounding teams, as well as Supercar fire marshalls had the situation under control in a matter of seconds and just before the fuel rig itself caught alight.
Percat was driving down pit lane with the back of his car in flames.
"I obviously saw the fire as I left (but) I didn't know how it'd happened, so I couldn't really see if my car was on fire," Percat said
"My seat was really hot and I thought to myself, this must be bigger than I can see.
"Then I got to the end of pit lane and saw the light was red, which was probably a good thing, because I would have gone onto the track and hoped that it went out with speed.
"I could definitely feel it was hot and then when the smoke started when I stopped, I was trying to get out as quick as I could and let the guys extinguish it."
Team boss Brad Jones was full of praise for his team and members of the other teams near the BJR pit bays,.
"I think it's one of the great things about Supercars," Jones said.
"Everyone's extremely helpful and I saw the Walkinshaw guys and Team Cool Drive get their extinguisher, but at that point I was heading in the opposite direction to the fire.
"I was standing right next to the refuelling tower and I thought, as far as fires go, our guys handled it really, really well.
"We got rid of the people fast, and I thought it was as well executed as it could be within our garage."
Percat was having a good weekend up to that point, having finished eighth on Saturday and was mixing it with eventual third-place getter Cam Waters on Sunday until the fire.
He eventually went back out to finish 19th.
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David Reynolds was facing heat of a different kind after he tangled with series leader Scott McLaughlin on the run to the first corner in Sunday's race.
In tricky, damp conditions, Reynolds went for a gap between the Shell Mustang and the concrete wall only for a cautious McLaughlin to slow slightly - leaving Reynolds with no where to go.
The two touched, braking the steering arm on Reynolds' Commodore and giving the Ford driver a flat rear tyre.
McLaughlin recovered to finish 12th, whilst it took four laps to fix Reynolds' car, leaving him to cross the line in 20th place.
A furious Mclaughlin confronted Reynolds twice after the race, labelling him a "desperado", but the Albury driver maintained his position that it was a racing incident.
"I tried to pass him, he moved a bit right and we made contact and that's all she wrote," Reynolds said.
"If he didn't move right, we wouldn't have crashed.
"He came to see me twice trying to argue black and blue in the face that he's in the right and I'm in the wrong, I know what I saw, you can see from the footage.
"It happens when you're racing. If I don't go for the spot it's not racing, it's not fun and it's not interesting - boring as.
"It's disappointing for both of us, you don't want to finish laps down or have incidents like that, but when you're going for position at the start, it's going to happen.
"It's just a part of the sport and you've got to deal with it, if you're not man enough to deal with it then I don't think you should be racing."
Reynolds was having another solid weekend prior to Sunday's race, taking pole on Saturday and finishing sixth.
Sunday's low finish dropped him to fifth in the championship, but only 35 points behind third-placed Shane Van Gisbergen.
McLaughlin is the runaway leader a further 500 points ahead.
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