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Old 14 Jan 2018, 06:33 (Ref:3792620)   #31
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At a rent-a-kart in September 2015. The gloves I had were slippery, then crashed many times, enough to see the black flag and being excluded from the race.
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Old 14 Jan 2018, 07:38 (Ref:3792625)   #32
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1978 GP support F3 race at Brands. I was spectating at Paddock.

Piquet was on pole with Serra and Warwick alongside and a grid full of famous names behind.

On the first run to Paddock, I think Piquet dropped his right-rear onto the grass and his car turned sharp left. All hell broke out. And just when you thought it had all come to a stop, along comes Satoru Nakajima end-over-ending through the mle. As somebody quipped at the time, he was probably wearing a white head-band!

14 cars didn't make the restart but Piquet was the only driver well-funded enough to have a spare car.
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Old 14 Jan 2018, 09:03 (Ref:3792630)   #33
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1978 GP support F3 race at Brands. I was spectating at Paddock.

Piquet was on pole with Serra and Warwick alongside and a grid full of famous names behind.

On the first run to Paddock, I think Piquet dropped his right-rear onto the grass and his car turned sharp left. All hell broke out. And just when you thought it had all come to a stop, along comes Satoru Nakajima end-over-ending through the mle. As somebody quipped at the time, he was probably wearing a white head-band!

14 cars didn't make the restart but Piquet was the only driver well-funded enough to have a spare car.
Found the video...

The under-rated John Bright, Steve Johnson, and Del-Boy....

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Old 14 Jan 2018, 14:05 (Ref:3792679)   #34
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Yes that was shown in the first ever Havoc. If you look closely you can actually see a young Ron Dennis standing on the grid at about 0:03
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Old 14 Jan 2018, 14:24 (Ref:3792683)   #35
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Yes that was shown in the first ever Havoc. If you look closely you can actually see a young Ron Dennis standing on the grid at about 0:03
I hadn't previously spotted his presence.

A while ago I was discussing this accident with a buddy, Pierre Dieudonne, and, to my astonishment, he said that he was in that race!

In fact there were loads of now-famous names in that race. Less famous are the Silverstone brothers, Ken and Phil, who had done most of the season popping around at the back of the grids. Where are they now?
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Old 15 Jan 2018, 19:06 (Ref:3792959)   #36
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Marshalling at Eau Rouge in about 1988. I was positioned at the bottom of the hill, in front of some debris fencing with the old concrete stand directly behind. Quite a confined position, but a fantastic spot from which to watch. Anyway, in the F3000 race the drying track left many people with rooted wets, and my colleague and I watched the second running of the Spanish civil war as Alfonso de Vinuesa and Luis Sala drove down the hill from La Source absolutely side by side. They had been going at it hammer and tongs for the duration, and it was pretty obvious to us that on this occasion neither was going to lift. Now 2 F3000 cars do not go side by side through Eau Rouge at racing speed. They clearly thought they would have a go. All hell broke loose as we ducked behind the barrier, getting a thorough soaking from the tyres and flying debris everywhere. Bricking it would be the best description of how I felt....Poor Alfie was out for the count, and I don't think he ever fully recovered. British marshals were in force that year at that spot, and I have vivid memories of Prof. Watkins calling for British help, seriously upsetting our Belgian hosts!

This made me look him up on Wiki, what a tragic life.
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Old 15 Jan 2018, 19:18 (Ref:3792965)   #37
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I hadn't previously spotted his presence.



A while ago I was discussing this accident with a buddy, Pierre Dieudonne, and, to my astonishment, he said that he was in that race!



In fact there were loads of now-famous names in that race. Less famous are the Silverstone brothers, Ken and Phil, who had done most of the season popping around at the back of the grids. Where are they now?


To be fair I only really noticed Ron on my Best of Havoc 1 DVD, which obviously has better quality than my Havoc 1 VHS
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Old 15 Jan 2018, 20:46 (Ref:3792987)   #38
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My worst crash ever was experienced directly: Racing B Modifieds at the local dirt track, got kicked up(forward edge of my left-front tire made side contact with the back edge of another car's rear tire) into the front stretch catchfence. Car was reduced to the bare chassis.

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Nurburgring Nordschleife, free, untimed - UNTIMED! - practice. Second of the Hatzenbach Curves and the G2 Porsche, who hadn't been there as we bypassed the new South Circuit, and could have passed me so easily if he had waited one corner, decided he was going though, now. He struck my left rear as I turned in, I span and rolled. The rrsult was not a single straight panel on the car. No video, but a slide show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7R4xeKhGhk
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