Motorsport OMG / WTF moments - Racing Funnies, Fails, Crashes, And Randomness

Discussion in 'Motorsport' started by Furinkazen, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. die996

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    Those 2 crashes are rather old, @rono_thomas... :odd:

    Talking about old stuff, here is one of the craziest races I have ever seen: the 1979 Around Australia Reliability Trial sponsored by Repco. A 2-week race with stages so long most/all cars had 3 or even 4 occupants. Vehicles had to be 2-wheel-drive and had to be almost unmodified. Participans went from touring car legend Peter Brock to desert racing specialist Shekthar Mehta to the freaking sports director of Ford Australia. This is both an OMG race and a WTF were they thinking kind of event, some sectors were absolute nightmares!

     
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    I do apologise first time I’d seen them.
     
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    Despite claiming 9 Bathurst endurance races, 3 Australian Championships & anything else worth winning in a touring car, Peter Brock rated the Repco Trial victory as his proudest achievement.
     
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    Amazed that Biante or Classic Carlectables (or any other company) haven't produced a scale model of that VB yet. Virtually every other car Brock drove throughout his career have been done.
     
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    Drunk Kimi at the FIA Award ceremony

     
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    Watch out for the quiet ones :)
     
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    Jimmy Broadbent racing against Verstappen and Norris :p. Warning for a couple bad words.

     
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    This was new to me. An interview from December 14.
    Respect to her. :bowdown:

     
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    Found this pretty funny, have to watch it to near the end

     
  12. die996

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    OWEEE

     
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    Rodney starting 2019 off right
     
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    God bless Jordan Taylor. :D
     
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    Are the exiting cars allowed to go back into the slow lane?
     
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    No one was penalised for doing so.
     
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    Think it would have been very rough to penalize anyone for that. They really didn't have much of a choice.
     
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    I've heard of Professional ****posting, but never Professionals ****posting...
     
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    Great in real life, dive-bomb by a complete noob in gaming.
     
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    That's the racing equivalent of me playing pool, sauntering away from the table like that was the shot I'd played for :)
     
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    So the rider on the outside leaned hard into the rider on the inside. In fact he leaned so hard, he lost control of his bike and had to hold on to the inside rider's bike to keep from falling. The inside rider did his absolute best to bring his bike to a controlled stop, saving both of them from some nasty abrasions at best, broken bones at worst. And the thanks he gets is a punch? Is that what I'm seeing?
     
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