Griffin wrecks Ferrari Enzo practicing for race


IRWINDALE, Calif. -- Eddie Griffin crashed a rare Ferrari
Enzo worth $1.5 million into a concrete barrier while practicing at
a racetrack Monday, destroying the car but escaping uninjured.

"Undercover Brother's good at karate and all the rest of that,
but the brother can't drive."
-- Eddie Griffin

The comedian was practicing for a charity race to promote his
upcoming film, "Redline," when he drove too fast around a curve
at the Irwindale Speedway. Video footage showed the red sports car
screeching before it ricocheted off the barrier with heavy damage
to its front.

"Undercover Brother's good at karate and all the rest of that,
but the brother can't drive," Griffin, referring to one his past
films, said after the accident.

The film's publicist, Wendy Zocks, said Griffin was "doing

"He walked away completely unscratched, but probably a little
shaken," Zocks said.

The Enzo, valued at around $1.5 million, was owned by the
executive producer of "Redline," Daniel Sadek, whose exotic car
collection is featured in the movie.

Sadek said that the car was damaged beyond repair and that he
had "mixed feelings" about the wreck.

"I'm glad Eddie came out of the crash OK, but my dream car got
destroyed," Sadek said. "I went to my trailer for about 15
minutes and I thought, there's people dying every day. A lot of
worse things are happening in the world."

Only 400 Ferrari Enzos were ever produced, all between 2002 and

Griffin's credits include the comedies "Undercover Brother";
"Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo" and its sequel; "Date Movie"; and