Carnage at the Macau GT

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  1. Steve

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    #1 Steve, Nov 18, 2017
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    You can watch from the start or jump to about 1:40 to go straight to the carnage.

     
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    Another view:

     
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    I've always thought that was a rather stupid place to hold a race. My opinion remains unchanged. Jebus H Crisp!
     
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    Looks like normal traffic in Macau, just fancier cars. :D
     
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    [ame]https://twitter.com/Real_RMarciello/status/931798141040443392[/ame]
     
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    [ame]https://twitter.com/VanthoorLaurens/status/931773584275423232[/ame]
     
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    Steve - you beat me to it! :postcount
     
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    This definitely supports your opinion (and mine). Don't know whether this happened before or after the GT race.

    British rider Hegarty dies in Macau GP crash (motorsport.com)
    Full article here: https://www.motorsport.com/roadracing/news/macau-bikes-daniel-hegarty-980068/
     
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    I think I heard the announcer say this was a qualifying race for the GT race.

    I understand having softer barriers to make for a safer impact, but in this case it snagged that Benz creating havoc for the following cars.
     
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    Good Lord
     
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    If it wasn't for the history of the venue I'm sure that it wouldn't be holding any races at all.
     
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    Coming from someone who previously raced bikes, I hate this outcome and know it a bit to well... But I understand why you come back and put that leg over the bike..
     
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    Racing is a powerful drug.
     
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    Sad series of bad luck on that track, looked way to narrow for those type of cars. Thanks for the vids.

    I have worked few races when we had to red flag but nothing as like this. :(
     
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    it all boosts the economy. Carbon shops are gonna rake it in after this one.

    Gotta love the sense of duty the red flag waver had, although at some point he finally does stop :)
     

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