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Offline Ferrari Fissatore

  • Soap Dodger

  • Joined: Jan 2007

  • Drives: its obsession
  • Location: under its skin
tragic.

Huge crash, lucky only one died.



Offline Last_Ride


  • Joined: Sep 2007

  • Drives: a thing with 4 wheels
  • Location: VIC
  • Name: call me habib
sad .... my condolences with the families affected in any ways
my car does 0-100 in 30 mins

http://www.flickr.com/photos/44014241@N03/



Offline KV

  • Nee SydneyExotics

  • Joined: Oct 2010

  • Drives: Bugatti Veyron (model scaled 1:100)
  • Location: Sydney
This is horrible...it just goes out to say how dangerous car racing is...

My condolences to his family and any family or friends affected..



Offline beankeen456


  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
A very sad day for motorsport, just goes to show that you can die in these cars today and they aren't as safe as they seem. Condolences to his family and friends



Offline Ferrari Fissatore

  • Soap Dodger

  • Joined: Jan 2007

  • Drives: its obsession
  • Location: under its skin
It is very sad indeed, and goes to show that safety should not be taken for granted. Even with a perfectly prepared car, there are still risks involved.

It also thows this whole next weekend into a spin, with the indycar drivers due to come here for the V8 gold coast event.

They've now dropped the rule about bathurst guest drivers not being able to do GC.

Will Power can't drive either, so FPR have got Richard Lyons now, Simonsen will be here again too in a  car to be announced elsewhere shortly, a few others will also change due to aftermath of the Indycar accident.

Sad day indeed.

Makes Lorenzos finger seem pretty meaningless now eh?



Offline a.taylor


  • Joined: Oct 2009

  • Location: Wollongong
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2PMUNsuZWA" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2PMUNsuZWA</a>

Just sit and think for 10.



Offline flamestone

  • Geekographer

  • Joined: Jul 2007

  • Drives: to and from everywhere
  • Location: Central Coast
  • Name: Shane
  • www: Flamestone.com
Ironic.

Just got off a long haul flight that had me watching the Senna movie and "Grand Prix - The Killer Years" (BBC documentary about deaths in the early years of GP racing and the drivers that worked hard to improve safety).

Both painted a picture of deaths in motorsport almost like a thing of the past.

Very sad that this is not the case.



Offline S4Simon

  • The Rubber King of Adelaide

  • Joined: Jul 2006

  • Drives: Something a metre high
  • Location: Not the Badlands
Aussie Will Powers (No.12) getting some air time.

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I've been rich & I've been poor...

Rich is better



Offline PA

  • One man comedy gala

  • Joined: Jan 2008

  • Location: www.club-carbon.com
A Hover Car. That's a neat way to stay out of trouble. Pity the landing was so hard.



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