Ringmeets Past - has any FinalGearian ever crashed or spun out?

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Just about to watch this with Junior and so of course he asked me if I had ever spun out/crashed on the 'Ring.

I haven't but I realise that with ten Ringmeets under the collective FG belt there may be history of which I am not aware.

So Ringmeeters, is our collective record spotless as I imagine it to be or are there any skeletons on the cupboard?

Please note roadtrip fails and campsite incidents do not qualify.
 

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Adrian had several spins on his first lap. With completely worn out rear tyres, in the rain.. And then there's the minor grass cutting from this year by me.
 

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Not counting wheels off track without spinning and the incidents DaBoom already mentioned, only Kip's breakdown in the last corner some years ago comes to mind.
 

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I had 2 wheels in the grass at Br?nnchen in the 190E, that's the closest I've been to crashing.
 

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There was one incident of going straight but louder, however it didn't result in getting the wheels off tarmac.
 

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I did a 360 in the 944 once, in the rain (2008, I think).
 

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I did a 360 in the 944 once, in the rain (2008, I think).
Yes that was in 2008, but technically after the meet had ended ;) remember you telling about it after I got home. That was also the year Kip almost killed me, swek (I think) and you too I think (some exaggeration, but it was scarry) :p
 

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Two wheels on or maybe just past the curbs is as far as I ever got "off track". I think I kicked up some dirt, so potentially the latter. Gotta ask Q or Adamar, they were on the passenger side which is the one in question here ;)
 

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I had to stop because the turbocharger of my Golf failed while passing the carousel (problem was solved every time I started the car up again) and I was fearing something major like oil spilling or another technical issue might have happened. I went off the track just after the carousel and was screamed at for doing so by a warden nearby. I could carry on half a minute later, though.
 

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no crashes, no spun outs, but i think most of my passengers were too afraid to talk to me after the ride (or they were thankfull of being more alive than ever) :think:
 

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no crashes, no spun outs, but i think most of my passengers were too afraid to talk to me after the ride (or they were thankfull of being more alive than ever) :think:
I wasn't a passenger during one of your laps, but if the ride to the ring is an indication...yeah. :lol:
 

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You know I do have to wonder what would've happened if DaBoom hadn't noticed my water leak and the engine had seized on the track. Would an auto lock up?
 
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