The 'How the hell did they survive that ?' thread

Klyntonius

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Wow! I've seen cars get over a fence at a race track before but I can't recall one shooting off the wall like a berm like that before! Definitely a lot of luck involved in that incident, could've been horrendous.
 

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krisholio14

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but why wasn't it red flagged for the first incident where a car is upside down on a tyre wall ?
I only saw him flash off the back for a split second, I wouldn't be surprised if the only people who knew it had happened at first were the marshalls.
 
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NFI how he's managed that there at that corner.
Can't say he didn't see the camera car , long straight before that corner.
Camera car is on the racing line for that corner but iirc , slower cars MUST keep right on the 'Ring.
That would just be a road car too, not a race car with cage and harnesses? It's not often you see a car endo! I'd imagine he's had a complete brain fade and panicked when he woke up.
 

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Allan McNish has had a few absolute monsters over the years....


*****WARNING: GRAPHIC FOOTAGE IN THE NEXT VIDEO*****


 
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krisholio14

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Pretty sure a few spectators were killed in the second accident.

Edit- One spectator killed, probably not appropriate in this thread.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allan_McNish
Well yeah one was killed, the one who had the engine land on his head.

Still, as far as this thread goes, I'm amazed McNish could have survived himself, along with at least a half dozen other spectators who were standing right there.
 

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Yer the Donnington one is ordinary.
( Maybe spoiler that 1 ? )

The Le Mans one had a bit of " Hand of God " about it.
So did the Suzuka 1 too :eek:
 

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Yer the Donnington one is ordinary.
( Maybe spoiler that 1 ? )

The Le Mans one had a bit of " Hand of God " about it.
So did the Suzuka 1 too :eek:
I saw that Donnington many years ago and thought 'Surely you couldn't survive your car getting airborne, hitting a wall, jumping the wall, snapping in half, getting airborne some more, then rolling until the car has completely disintegrated.'
 

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After this monster from Chaz Mostert yesterday (you can see the top of his left leg snap in the in car camera)


Damien Flack gives us this just a little while ago.....

 

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Here's one for the oldies here.


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Johnnie Walker Sandown 75
Top of the back straight.
Has no recollection of the crash , was in a coma for a week.

Came back later the same year and co-drove the #1 factory Torana with Colin Bond - " 1975 zero fu**s given award winner "



( Mates with his son )
 

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