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A Fool and His Lambo Are Soon Parted

Complimentary driving lessons should go with all new exotic car purchases. I skipped past the chatter in the video 47 seconds and straight to the action. Thank you videoographer for documenting this.

Cobra Crashes at Willow Springs

January 17, 2012 Leave a comment

Wow, this driver is so lucky! I’m glad he made it out of there alive with just some minor injuries.

On the front straight doing 130mph, something breaks. The cobra veers hard right and off track. The car leaves a 6O foot gash in the asphalt as it veered before leaving the track and continued for an additional 500 feet off track to its resting point. I received only minor injuries to my left knee and bruised ribs.

Corvette Crashes at Autocross

November 23, 2011 1 comment

This happened at the Speedventures autocross on November 19, 2011 at Auto Club Speedway inside the arena. I drove that course before and I never liked how it was close to that curb. SCCA sanctioned autocrosses use the more open parking areas outside of the arena.

Wreck At Cayuga

This is my first post of the year. Funny thing called real life was keeping me away from my favorite interest and blog. A friend sent me a video link to this wreck during a hot lapping day at Cayuga Motor Speedway in Canada.

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Mario Andretti Racing Experience Accident

October 17, 2010 Leave a comment

Condolences to her family and friends.

A Los Angeles woman was killed Friday [OCT 15] while participating in a simulated Indy race at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana.

Ashley Sara Phalen, 24, was participating in the Mario Andretti Racing Experience Driving 101 class that taught members of the public the basics of open wheel racing by allowing them to drive replica Indy racecars, according to the San Bernardino County coroner’s office.
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Instructor Fatality During HPDE

March 11, 2010 1 comment

My condolences to Tom Norby’s family and friends. I have a lot of respect for any instructor that rides in a car on a race track with someone else at the wheel. It is their instruction and passion that gets more people into this sport.

If anyone has the accident report on what actually happened, please leave a comment.

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