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    Belgian GT3 smashed like no other. I didn't do it.

    I swear, I'm not responsible for it.

    Story short, the guy is alive and in hospital. He was driving on the wet, lost adherance (aquaplaning), and crash under a big truck at high speed. The rev needle was stuck at 6700rpm. Nice.

    It's a F miracle that he's alive.

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    A very sad way for such a wonderful car to be lost...

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    The due is lucky to come out alive , all the best to him...

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    That's the testcar from Porsche Drogenbos isn't it?

    I think it crashed on the road Aalter-Knokke, apparently the guys was driving like a maniac..

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    Porker said:
    That's the testcar from Porsche Drogenbos isn't it?

    I think it crashed on the road Aalter-Knokke, apparently the guys was driving like a maniac..



    Cair is still in drogenbos. Took the pics today.
    I don'tknow if it's a testcar though.

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    all he had to do is press the brake and the car would have slowed down. The car is to smart, I don't believe no needle got stuck. Glad to hear he is O.K.

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    Can anyone tell what kind of tires those are? Look like the Pirelli's or Bridgestones.

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    You have to give credit to Porsche for designing a lot of strength into these things. When you consider the speed and closure potential of these things it's incredible so many can walk away.

    Dan

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    One of the worst I've seen with someone actually surviving. Very lucky guy. Give porsche credit for building a safe car. Lesson of the day, don't drive GT3 too fast in the rain. It was a nice car.

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    Look like PS2's to me...if he aquaplaned, then the blame is not lying at the feet of the MPSC's or Corsa's.

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    That goes to tell you when it's not your time, it's not your time

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    all he had to do is press the brake and the car would have slowed down. The car is to smart, I don't believe no needle got stuck. Glad to hear he is O.K.



    breaking? I think he was breaking as hard as he could. But aquaplaning means no grip at all.

    As for the needle, I saw it, stuck right there between 6 and 7000 rpm.

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    here's a closer shot of teh cabin. He was lucky to not be decapitated.

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    Ahh - a respray and a new windscreen and it'll be as good as new!

    (Seriously - glad the driver and everyone else on the road was okay).

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    indeed this was the official belgian gt3 testcar

    sad to see idiots trying to impress with it on a testdrive... speedo stuck at 155km/h...

    so sad, but glad he's still alive

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    saw a small picture in the news paper a while ago ..
    Loe, same car that we tested ... in the wet .. .on slicks ...

    Very sad ending for such a nice car ...

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    Er... how come the wheel in the left rear isn't the same as the rest?

    Horrific stuff - glad the guy survived. Going at such high speed in the wet just seems a bit crazy.

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    When going for a testdrive with a GT3 one should consider the fact that this is a racecar and not so forgiving as a normal 997. The laws of fysics can't be betrayed on a wet surface.. get a testdrive in a p-belgium testcar

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    Er... how come the wheel in the left rear isn't the same as the rest?

    Horrific stuff - glad the guy survived. Going at such high speed in the wet just seems a bit crazy.



    I think the rear wheel was mounted to move the car around. There's a paper attached to it saying: the wheel is not for sale. So I suppose that the car is.

    Anyone?

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    Hopefully he'll learn a new lesson after all of this.

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    Er... how come the wheel in the left rear isn't the same as the rest?

    Horrific stuff - glad the guy survived. Going at such high speed in the wet just seems a bit crazy.



    I think the rear wheel was mounted to move the car around. There's a paper attached to it saying: the wheel is not for sale. So I suppose that the car is.

    Anyone?



    Are the seats intact?

    It'd make a nice extra for someone who specced the adaptive sportseats in the GT3...

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    Was he test driving the car???

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    moto said:
    Er... how come the wheel in the left rear isn't the same as the rest?

    Horrific stuff - glad the guy survived. Going at such high speed in the wet just seems a bit crazy.



    I think the rear wheel was mounted to move the car around. There's a paper attached to it saying: the wheel is not for sale. So I suppose that the car is.

    Anyone?



    The rear half looks relatively undamaged - that's why I was surprised by the different wheel - the right rear seems to be ok....

    Does it mean the engine is still intact!?

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    The rear wheel is a Carrera S wheel,--not a GT3 wheel. Something no doubt they tossed on just to maneuver it.

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    If you look at the interior shot you can see that the reason the roof and windscreen didn't completly crush him was the roll cage!

     
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