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Old 11-18-2018, 10:14 PM
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Holy hell, the speed at which she left the track is horrifying! If she does not hit that stand she probably makes it into the casino. Hope everyone recovers.
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Old 11-18-2018, 10:36 PM
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That is the biggest differential of speed I have ever seen. She looked like she was hitting warp speed flying over that field. Thank God she lived to tell on that one.
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Old 11-18-2018, 11:26 PM
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Originally Posted by hf1 View Post
Just horrible. Looked more like complete brake failure -- car was flying much faster than the rest of the field. Or perhaps it went airborne over the brake-check car in front so never had the chance to brake. Open wheel racing on narrow walled streets is a recipe for disaster. I know, Monaco, but still...

Wow!

She was turned around before she made the contact that launched her...
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Old 11-19-2018, 12:18 AM
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backed it into the corner!
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Old 11-19-2018, 01:11 AM
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Holy crap, I can't believe no one got killed in that accident. I wish the driver a full recovery.
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Old 11-19-2018, 02:18 AM
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Thatís a fatal incident 10/20 years ago. Completely bonkers. Thank God she didnít end up in the casino through the windows.

This is might be the end of racing in Macau. Guess weíll see.
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Old 11-19-2018, 08:53 AM
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Holy F___. In the second video the car looks like a missile through the air. I hope the driver makes a full recovery.
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Old 11-19-2018, 08:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Gator_86_951 View Post
Thatís a fatal incident 10/20 years ago. Completely bonkers.

This is might be the end of racing in Macau. Guess weíll see.
Yep, for sure fatal before the current gen tubs.

No, too much history, too much factory involvement, too many hungry drivers wanting to use it as a showcase for their talents.

Too bad itís such a lottery.
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Old 11-19-2018, 01:05 PM
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Very sad to see this.
Any injures from the bystanders?
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Old 11-19-2018, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by 911 Rod View Post
Very sad to see this.
Any injures from the bystanders?
Facial lacerations and a broken jaw for one of the marshals (corner workers) and internal injuries for a photographer, both in the station behind the fence. Both are recovering, as is Floersh.
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Old 11-19-2018, 01:32 PM
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ive never seen such a spectacular crash. the speed is unreal! and how in the heck did the driver survive!??? thank god that building was there
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Old 11-19-2018, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by ProCoach View Post


Facial lacerations and a broken jaw for one of the marshals (corner workers) and internal injuries for a photographer, both in the station behind the fence. Both are recovering, as is Floersh.
Also one person with lacerated liver who will be in hospital 10 days, Floersh's surgery was successful, all limbs active and expected to spend 2 weeks in hospital.
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Old 11-19-2018, 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Paul Solk View Post
Also one person with lacerated liver who will be in hospital 10 days, Floersh's surgery was successful, all limbs active and expected to spend 2 weeks in hospital.
Yep, the photographer I mentioned.

Good news for Sophia.
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Old 11-19-2018, 02:57 PM
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Certainly modern car technology played a role, but there is a lot of genuine luck in that incident... there could have easily been multiple fatalities. That temporary structure that the car hit was very flexible and had a lot of empty space. Had that been an actual building it would have been much worse. As for the other people injured, it is just a sheer lottery that they weren't in a slightly different spot where they may have been struck fatally.

The speed of her car relative to the rest was unreal
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Old 11-19-2018, 02:58 PM
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Can't believe no one was killed, either at the corner or the driver!! Yes, the speed she went off at- scary. All I could think of either Krosnoff or Moore, or Wickens for that matter. Her exit speed even looked worse. Can't imagine what would have happened if she had gone into the crowd- you wouldn't have street races anymore.
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