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      03-30-2014, 03:03 AM   #1
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M235i Racing Cars Crash at Nurburgring VLN Race

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Accident during training right before the race start
Driver is injured on arm and shoulder.


Porsche driver is injured on arm and shoulder.

Pictures:
http://www.motorsport-magazin.com/vl...0,13936,0.html

Race results:
http://www.vln.de/en/season/2014/201...alenfahrt.html

M235i Racing is racing in CUP5 Class

10 M235i started and 7 crossed the line

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      03-30-2014, 11:41 AM   #2
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M235 Crash Aftermath

I hope the driver is ok.
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      03-30-2014, 01:40 PM   #3
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My goodness, M235i racing's were delivered to their respective teams at the ring 4 days ago. I too hope the driver is a OK.

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      03-30-2014, 06:54 PM   #4
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It's a good thing that it was racing spec; the roll cage is the only thing keeping that roof from being flat!
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Ouch. Did it jump the barrier and go into the trees?
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      03-30-2014, 08:21 PM   #6
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What a shame. Hopefully it wasn't some sort of equipment fault.
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      03-31-2014, 10:23 AM   #7
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yikes!
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There's a saying that anyone who's ever raced cars or motorcycles, or follows racing, has heard: "That's racing".

Too bad about the injuries, hopefully driver will recover soon. Considering the crash looks like he came out pretty good, I'd say.

The cars will get fixed and raced and crash again, that's what they're built for...
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Sadly, I do not think that will buff out. Hoping the driver makes a speedy recovery...
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Hope the Porsche driver will be ok. That really stinks!
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Ouch. Did it jump the barrier and go into the trees?
No doubt about it
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No doubt about it
Scary, that could have been a LOT worse.
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Wow, and sorry about that.
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Well that was quick...
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It could have been worse im glad hes alright
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Nothing special but here are a couple of my pics from the race. The M235 looks really good in its racing colors and it was cool to see them mix it up with all sorts of other cars. One thing that stood out is how quite it is compared to the other cars, it really doesn't sound like it belongs on the track.
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Man, talk about pushing the limits, ouch!
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I would have thought it would have came with a carbon fiber hood.
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Are these 2 separate crashes? The first video looks like the car jumped the barricade by the trees and needed to be lifted over the barricade to be put on the flatbed. The next video shows the M235i on the inside of the barricade.
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