A MINI Cooper race car crashed into crowd of spectators in Ipswich, Australia. See the shocking footage inside.

A MINI Cooper race car crashed into a crowd of spectators at the MINI Challenge in Ipswich, Australia.

The driver, Kain Magro, lost control and rolled several times before landing in a crowd of frightened onlookers.  Three people were injured - the driver and two spectators.

According to Chris Brown, marketing manager of MINI Australia, "BMW Group takes safety very very very seriously. We like to ensure when we're racing, we're doing it as safely as possible."

The Australian Controlling Body of Motorsports is currently investigating the accident.