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Old 10-06-2016, 04:07 PM   #1
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Flying door, new record and crash. Just your usual Nürburgring trip

So I went on a trip to Nürburgring and attended a double trackday.

Let's start at the beginning.
Had my car setup by Getspeed. They did their magic and produced the best setup I've ever driven. The car was so great to drive I can't even explain. They also changed out my brake discs to new ones from AP racing. I tried a set of pads from Endless this event. The stopping power was beyond anything I've had before. Top stuff.

Thursday was the first trackday. The car was looking good and ready for action.

Third lap in this happened...

The video went viral on social media and has reached over 3 millions...

Anyway, found the door near the bridge. The inner half of it was in small bits but the whole outside had made it without big damage. So found my tape roll and a bunch of strips and got to work...

With that problem out of the way I could carry on. The traffic was pretty bad, but managed a 7:27-28 sport auto lap on thursday.

The weather on friday was uncertain with the forcast predicting rain.
Turned out to be much better then expected and most of the day was without drops of rain.

On friday I got a good lap, driving the best I can and despite having to pass 20 cars on that lap, managed a new personal record. 7:25 Sport Auto lap. Here's a video.

Late on friday we got a red flag and when the track turned green again I went out as one of the first cars.
I got my dream lap with almost no traffic and was on pace for a 7:15 lap when the waterpump exploded right after the small carousel. The water got on my rear wheel and the car snapped at turn in sending me backwards into the barrier. Here's a video.

I have to take the car apart to have a good look on how bad the damage is, but first look doesn't seem to bad.The car is a bit damaged in the back and a got some damage in the front because of the waterpump that broke loose.

All in all I was lucky to get away with it the way I did.

Oh, and here's a bonus clip of the crash with added Titanic music....

Hope you enjoy
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Old 10-17-2016, 07:37 AM   #2
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This car is badass. And I hope you get it up and going again because I love these videos

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Old 10-18-2016, 03:25 PM   #3
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Saw this on social media. Hilarious. Sorry to see it crashed later on.

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Old Yesterday, 11:38 AM   #4
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Sorry to hear about the crash. INCREDIBLE driving and the door video was freaking hilarious. Keep us posted
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