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Jul 14, 2021, 02:58 PM
 
OUCH
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Jul 14, 2021, 03:57 PM
 
guy running for his life saw it coming... phew...
     
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Jul 14, 2021, 04:38 PM
 
That’s one I wish there was sound for. That had to be one helluva noise.
     
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Jul 14, 2021, 04:42 PM
 
Originally Posted by Doc HM View Post
...24 year old + friends to show off to + 400BHP race car + small mistake...
Dang!
He got lucky just hitting the bales. People have smacked the stone wall before, with much worse results.
     
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Jul 14, 2021, 07:05 PM
 
Originally Posted by Thorzdad View Post
That’s one I wish there was sound for. That had to be one helluva noise.
I find my brain compulsively creating sound for it.
     
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Jul 14, 2021, 07:37 PM
 
Originally Posted by Doc HM View Post
Personal whoops time.
A friend of mine took his Jaguar XJR/15 to Goodwood Festival of Speed. On the Saturday he drove it up the hill, on the Sunday he watched live online from home as his son had a go.
24 year old + friends to show off to + 400BHP race car + small mistake



£1.2million car hits barrier.
Was with hime today. Looks like around £50-100Ks worth of damage to the front end. Mostly rebuilding carbon fibre parts.
Dang!
Did they bring it back at the end just to rub it in?
     
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Jul 15, 2021, 05:47 PM
 
Thats a pretty straight road to lose control on.
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
     
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Jul 16, 2021, 11:53 AM
 
Originally Posted by Waragainstsleep View Post
Thats a pretty straight road to lose control on.
Apparently he went for third gear and got first. Which locked the rears up. It's not called a money shift for nothing!
This space for Hire! Reasonable rates. Reach an audience of literally dozens!
     
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Jul 22, 2021, 03:52 AM
 
"Flying with the birds" was so much more romantic before I saw how it works.
     
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Jul 22, 2021, 06:09 AM
 
I wanted to refresh myself on that Kevin Spacey death penalty movie from 20 years ago, The Life of David Gale.

Roger Ebert, in his review, called Spacey “an honorable man”.

Woops!
     
 
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