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Gumpert Clammed Up at the Ring


Picture the scene, rich guy in an awesome supercar. He emerges from the T13 pitlane on to the Nürburgring Nordschleife, floors the gas around the corner, powerslides, fishtails and gets his dab of oppo completely out of sync... <CRASH> A hundred-thousand euros of equipment and clamshell up in dust.

The chap hauls himself from the leaking mess of carbon-fibre and procedes to do what can only be described as the 'Sutil'-mince - a hip-swaying effeminate walk combining both nonchalence and regret...

Oh, that's because it IS Adrian Sutil. Fail.

P.S. - I was driving on the Destination Nürburgring trackday in the Turbo Mazda Mincerwagen. Videos and photos tomorrow ;) 


+2 #1 astrophysathingy 2011-07-19 14:24
Sent to Jalopnik ...!!!
#2 klr8 2011-07-19 15:17
BTW, seems like there were two Gumperts on track today:

#3 admin 2011-07-19 15:39
There were actually FOUR! :o
+2 #4 klr8 2011-07-19 15:45
I didn't eve know they made that many cars! ;)
+2 #5 astrophysathingy 2011-07-19 15:54
... and that's why MX5 > [insert supercar]. You know how it handles, you can catch most screwups, and your walk of shame will draw way less public attention if you dent it while hooning... :D
+2 #6 admin 2011-07-19 16:00
I have a feeling there's a couple of hundred supercar drivers making Voodoo matchbox models of my little MX5 and crashing it into the bedroom door at home...
+1 #7 astrophysathingy 2011-07-19 18:34
I almost feel sympathy for poor Adrian - chances are high he was dragged to the track office for damage reports by that older track warden (shortish guy/white hair/mustache/r eddish face, gotta ask his name next time) who has that hilarious way of scolding German-speaking offenders in his local accent... :P
+1 #8 AGT 2011-07-20 10:37

#9 lowe 2011-07-28 11:01
I saw the car seconds before leaving the pit area beeing mounted with a GoPro camera, could be exciting footage there:-)
#10 admin 2011-07-28 11:04
I wonder if they will have the balls to release it though? Gonna be a lot of hits there!

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