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Nürburgring 24 Driver Loses Wheel, Attempts To Repair It Himself

“This man is a legend.” A Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 driver at today’s 24 Hours Nürburgring lost a wheel and made a valiant effort to retrieve and repair it before giving in and allowing himself to be towed back to the pits. The commentary from Vodaphone’s broadcasters are priceless on this; the reason the driver was trying to repair his car was that the race rules disqualify a car from classification if it has to be towed off the track.

In the end, he failed. But he succeeded in giving us a laugh! (We’d tell you his name, but the announcers don’t even seem to know who he was.)

h/t to Mike


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