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    Cobra Replica Crash at Willow Springs

    Crazy crash. Just a reminder that things can go very wrong, very quickly. Skip to 3min left if you don't want to see the driving prior to the crash.

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    Nasty!

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    I remember this video, so sad. It was sucha nice car too, at least he walked away.
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    holy $#@!... note to self only track cars that have roofs Click here to enlarge
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    He walked away though. Very impressive.

    One thing that surprised me - after that many rolls, the first thing the track personnel did when they arrived was take off his helmet? Shouldn't thy ave waited for medical personnel to do that? Or at least let the guy take his own off? What if he had a neck/back injury?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by richpike Click here to enlarge
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    He walked away though. Very impressive.

    One thing that surprised me - after that many rolls, the first thing the track personnel did when they arrived was take off his helmet? Shouldn't thy ave waited for medical personnel to do that? Or at least let the guy take his own off? What if he had a neck/back injury?

    I imagine that the track personnel are trained in Paramedics, so that's probably why the track personnel bagan to evaluate his neck by first removing his helmet.
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    Plate said loves2bite... and it did.

    So what went wrong? Something just let go?

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    That's brutal, glad he walked away. Seeing his head and arm hit the ground twice is partly why you'll never see me in a convertible.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Ken_C Click here to enlarge
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    That's brutal, glad he walked away. Seeing his head and arm hit the ground twice is partly why you'll never see me in a convertible.
    You don't have to track a convertible...

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
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    Plate said loves2bite... and it did.

    So what went wrong? Something just let go?
    He said something broke in the front suspension.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Ken_C Click here to enlarge
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    That's brutal, glad he walked away. Seeing his head and arm hit the ground twice is partly why you'll never see me in a convertible.
    Surprising he didn't have arm harnesses (often required when tracking convertibles).

    -Rich

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by richpike Click here to enlarge
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    He said something broke in the front suspension.

    -Rich
    He mentioned something about a turn though, not sure why that would be the turns fault.

    Regardless, I don't plan on ever tracking a Cobra.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by richpike Click here to enlarge
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    Surprising he didn't have arm harnesses (often required when tracking convertibles).

    -Rich
    Yeah, this looks to be a compelling argument for arm restraints.

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