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Old 05-17-2011, 04:42 AM   #1
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Exclamation Non-Miata: Heavy Exige crash at the 'Ring

This went off right in front of me, I don't mind saying I was a bit shook-up afterwards! I was in the little Caterham CSR - if I'd have crashed too it would have been ER time!


Big Lotus Exige crash at the 'ring
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Old 05-17-2011, 07:25 AM   #2
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ouch. Love the 7 btw. my friend from highschool has an R500. So much fun to be in!
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"karussells" Really?
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"karussells" Really?
The OP lives at the 'ring I'd like to think he knows the correct name.

Crash looks not much fun :( I've personally never seen the fascination of going to the 'ring, I quite like having some run-off. Lewis Hamilton I am not.
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One day...I will travel to the 'ring and make a run around it.
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Video is always better... bet his neck wished he had a Hans, then again, it was more of a side impact, still...

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His neck wished he had a seat with helmet tabs.
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"karussells" Really?
Caracciola Karussell and Kleine Karussell (often called Schwalbenschwanz)... Wenn ich muss genau richtig!
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is it pronouonced SHVALBINSHVANTS (en english mann, V not= W) and "something" I must be right now?

I give up - it's been tooooo long since my last hefeweizen... I WISH I was racing when stationed in Mannheim back in the day!
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Looks like maybe he got caught up in the pace of the faster cars?

That has got to suck, I bet that chassis cant take much impact without being totally useless.
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Looks like maybe he got caught up in the pace of the faster cars?
The OP's link says oil spill.
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it looks like he just lost grip completely, it didnt even look like he pushed it too much. That sucks, at least hes alive. That looks like a brutal hit
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I bet his wallet hurt after that... Sucks because it was in no way his fault.
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I wouldn't even be that pissed if I crashed on that track, unless it was caused by a ******' oil spill!

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johnwag hit oil at TWS a few weeks ago and luckily went off in the grass with some hardcore spinning.
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johnwag hit oil at TWS a few weeks ago and luckily went off in the grass with some hardcore spinning.
trying to get video of that up, all the tws stuff is on his laptop
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That track scares the **** out of me even in a VW Golf! Going back for another crack at it in September.
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