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Drag car malfunction injures driver and two spectators

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Three people were taken to the hospital Sunday after the drag car one person was prepared to race suffered a malfunction.

It happened out at the drag strip southeast of Amarillo shortly before 2:30 Sunday afternoon. The cars were prepared to race when the throttle on one car got stuck open, causing it drive into another car, then across the staging lanes where it struck two female spectators. 

The two females and driver of the drag car were hurt, but all of their injuries were non-life threatening 

The names of those injured have no yet been released.