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

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

  1. Barra333

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    I assume that outside guy felt that inside guy initiated contact by drifting across into him. The lean to the left was probably retaliatory.
     
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  2. TenEightyOne

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    I think @Barra333's right, the inside rider was drifting across so there was a "stay in your lane" retaliation from the outside rider that turned into one of the weirdest ride-shares I've ever seen.
     
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  3. die996

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    The Caribbean Motor Racing Championships is the worst international motorsport series in the World. During a racing weekend, both cars (touring and GT) and sportbikes race on the same track. The tracks have obviously old tarmac combined with some of the worst run-off areas you can think of. I've literally seen run-off areas with ACTUAL BEACH SAND and grass taller than 30cm (a foot).

    SOURCE = you can find the CMRC on Youtube, it's wonderfully awful.
     
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  4. mustafur

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    This is Awesome lol.
     
  5. die996

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    The final 4 laps of the opening round of the 2019 NASCAR Mexico series were mindblowing, it reminded me of a RWD version of the late 90s BTCC. I think it was the best racing of 2019 so far and that includes the closest AMA Supercross finish of all time and the 2019 Daytona 200 sportbike race.



    Start the video at 6:00 if the timecode does not work.

    Even though Salvador "Copetín" de Alba #48 finished 1st, he was given a one-lap penalty because of his actions. The actual winner was Ruben García Jr #88, who came back from 44th (he got a flat earlier on) to win the whole thing. García Jr plans to run THIRTEEN different racing series in 2019 including a full NASCAR Mexico schedule plus also East, West and Europe.
    Ruben Rovelo #28 drove a very brave race, going on 2 wheels many times and even giving the spectators some crazy 4-wheel slides. His tyres were absolutely toasted by the end of the race but his performance is still really cool to watch.
     
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  6. -Fred-

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    I'd say the whole WRX event at Yas Marina was pretty WTF, even included a car jumping on top of another!
     
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  7. die996

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    Footage or it didn't happen!
     
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  9. die996

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    Video unavailable
    The uploader has not made this video available in your country.

    Eh...
     
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  11. Carbon_6

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    Pretty scary stuff from race 3 of the Superstock 1000 series at Silverstone. Fortunately both riders walked away.

     
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    Big crash on the opening lap of the Blancpain GT endurance race at Silverstone. Amazing that more cars weren't involved.

     
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  13. Carbon_6

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    Enough space for the cars to scatter.

    That isn't to say the incident itself was insignificant.
     
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  14. die996

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    Tom Oliver (BSB, SSP class) had a bit of a scare so he took one of the biggest shortcuts ever in modern racing (the difference between Oulton Park GP and the Fosters version!). Later during the race, a similar scare but at a different corner ended up with Kurt Wrigley bailing out while his bike destroyed itself in spectacular fashion.
     
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  15. ProjectWHaT

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    Another big crash in the same race, however just one car

     
  16. -Fred-

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    Wow, that bike crosses the track half a second earlier or later and someone was receiving a faceful of Yamaha. :scared:
     
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  17. Jimlaad43

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    Alonso has had a pretty big whack at Indianapolis
     
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