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post #1 of 6 Old 25th June 2002, 09:22 AM Thread Starter
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new SMG M3 crashed at thunderhill

Guy overcooked it exiting turn 15 at thunderhill. Trust me, it was a very sad sight to see this new car all fouled up





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post #2 of 6 Old 25th June 2002, 09:23 AM Thread Starter
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Don't tell me that is the front bumper in the trunk. What is this guy thinking?! If he can't drive, don't take it to the track and try to race it like a pro. Too many inexperience drivers think they drive really well, and this is how they ended up. I've seem worse crashes, but in a new M3? This guy is a true moron! Or at least he won't be driving on the streets endangering our lives.
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ouch... looks like a total loss to me... the other pics I saw of this car didn't look as bad as the first pic here...

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it was a two day event. he spun 3 times first day, and was warned several times to reduce his speed. For those that don't know Thunderhill is a very safety conciencious track. Of course, like a true n00b, he failed to heed the warnings and paid the price. Turn 15 is really the only place you can hit a wall and it's quite a fast turn (80mph apex speed in my car). Drop two wheels on the left on exit, overcorrect and you're WHAM into the wall on the right.

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