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

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

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    He was lucky that happened on one of the straights!!!
     
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    5 cars were within three points of each other going into the SuperGT final race.

     
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    Returning to the subject of Motegi's scary paddock exit is this video from Super GT themselves. With commentary!
     
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    As a truck driver this stresses me out just watching it :scared:
     
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    Language Warning Within!

    A very intriguing video.

     
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    Four wide into the first turn at Suzuka. As you can probably imagine, does not go well.

     
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    Two wide into that turn often ends in tears.
     
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    Senna has a lot to answer for.
     
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    All 4 on boards

     
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    Hard to see much fault in this other than '4 into 1 doesn't go'. HIR maybe came left a bit, but he was rapidly running out of pavement as the track narrowed.
     
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    I'm really going to miss those two... :(
     
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    Has your racing series used the Wienermobile as a pace car? I don’t think so. :lol:
    This was from back in August at Pikes Peak International Raceway at the Gridlife Apline Horizon Fest. EDF27E42-4B05-47FB-BAC1-43BEF218EB15.jpeg
     
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    Okay, this sounds really esoteric and obscure but the sound of those onboards when the cars fly off the track sounds like the AI from Gran Turismo 1.
     
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    Something I came across recently from a podcast. This will be old news to some.

    Mark Martin is leading the 1994 Goody's 250 at Bristol entering the final lap whilst under caution. All he has to do to win is complete the last half mile at pace car speed:



    (Interview with Martin starts at 5.49)
     
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    Premature celebration

     
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    Green went on to win the championship that year. It was his only win that season.
     
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    I like how he spends so much time (relatively) to get it right, he's sure he got it right up until the moment he realises he hasn't. Classic.
     
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    When it comes to drivers doing premature celebrations, two incidents in particular stand out in my mind. The first is Nigel Mansell in the 1991 Grand Prix of Canada.



    From Wikipedia:
    The Second involves Bjorn Werdheim at the 2003 Monaco F3000 Support Race:



    This one's pretty self-explanitory.
     
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    That second one gets posted weekly on Reddit.
     
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    The pain of both of those. Gulp.
     
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    These are pretty great.







    Brian Tyler, you've done it again!
     
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    One more because it has the novelty of Michael Schumacher in his Jordan gear and, for those who care, six seconds between the front and back of the grid.



    And this one, from the official F1 channel is awesome too; old graphics on modern races. The 1994-2001 set is still my favourite.

     
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    I see a lot of cool videos on Twitter through @Clark. This one is a spectacular save by Ari Vatanen.

     
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    It’s been copywrited @Liquid :(
     
  27. Liquid

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    Duke are pretty bad for that. Still, I look forward to your future retweets!
     
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    Was that the one where he nearly goes sideways into a narrow gate, but straightens up just in time?
     
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    Yeah. The navigator goes "Oh...." and then "...dear god!" as they slide through!
     
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    This one?