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#1 grundy225

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 23:20



Wow... that track looks scary :lol: Is that place prone to accidents?

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 23:23

Shot from the car behind the accident


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Posted 24 March 2014 - 23:25

Bummer
That's big hit, will be epic track in rain
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Posted 24 March 2014 - 23:30

The guy driving this car is an absolute whopper! Hands all over the steering wheel, taking awkward lines and steaming right into the back of that Corsa after it had obviously clipped that Impreza. Zero awareness, no skill and a bit too excited.

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 23:34

Wow, is it me or are they crazily bunched up for a track day as opposed to a race?

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 23:34

View Postgrundy225, on 24 March 2014 - 23:23, said:

Shot from the car behind the accident

Is that Kevin Bacon driving that car?

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 23:35

I hate corsas anyways :lol: especially the red tops :)
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Posted 24 March 2014 - 23:37

No track etiquette whatsoever! Faster car coming past towards a bend......balls to him I'll make him take the outside line. Tosser

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 23:38

View PostSuperStu, on 24 March 2014 - 23:34, said:

Wow, is it me or are they crazily bunched up for a track day as opposed to a race?

They certainly seem to be acting as if they are in a race.

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 23:39

Looks like there were too many cars on track, and too many knobs too.

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Posted 24 March 2014 - 23:42

And why were the FWD boys all trying to over/undertake each other through the corners? Just looked stupid

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 01:34

If someone was up my arse like that on a track day I think I'd be having some serious words with them in the pit lane. No need!

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 07:14

And thats why you only do prestige track days at knockhill :D

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 07:36

So after a big shunt like that he tries to get back on the circuit and dump as much liquid as he can on the track. Clever guy.

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 07:56

View PostWill370z, on 25 March 2014 - 07:36, said:

So after a big shunt like that he tries to get back on the circuit and dump as much liquid as he can on the track. Clever guy.

Yep, should have left in the grass and not run the chance of ending the day due to track conditions.

Knockhill is a good circuit but even though its small - takes some time to get lines right. Seen a few crashes like this at same place (both bikes n cars).

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 08:19

Massive fail on every level I would say and not just the standard of driving or track etiquette. By the looks of the cars going through in the 2nd video I would also say it was a badly run track day, any day I have been on and the organisers try to put in the most part similarly paced cars out in the same group were possible.

First thing in any track day brief, this is not a race!

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 09:46

Many mistakes there, from all involved.

Lack of awareness, lack of space, lack of courtesy, lack of talent. Very poor driving all round. This is why I pay that bit extra and go with people like BaT, who have very clear rules on stuff like this.
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Posted 25 March 2014 - 09:55

Is this a recent video? Whilst I was watching it the VHS quality and cars on track made me think it was from the mid 90s :lol:
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Posted 25 March 2014 - 10:11

Now that's why I wont do track days with my Zed. :scare: :scare:
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Posted 25 March 2014 - 10:49

View Postjjt, on 25 March 2014 - 09:55, said:

Is this a recent video? Whilst I was watching it the VHS quality and cars on track made me think it was from the mid 90s :lol:

Bang up to date, if th picture is no good, just adjust the tracking dial :lol:

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