Top Gear crash another Koenigsegg

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    :D So many thoughts about that story.

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    Clearly on a public road at exorbitant speed - not good press for TG.
    Loved the bit about what treatment the field had just had etc etc

    Wonder how they'll report that on the show.
     
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    I don't think it was filmed for the show - was it? Just a magazine article?
     
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    aah - that makes sense. Still not the best publicity though.
     
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    I can't imagine they would have got the only CCXR, and the Stig, and not filmed it!
     
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    TG weren't driving it though - an engineer from Koenigsegg was, so presumably on their insurance. Can't see how TG can be to blame for this one ...
     
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    "Conservative estimate of speed at point of impact 120mph" plus they mention skid marks in excess of 263 metre!! With wheels locked the vehicles is simply a hunk of metal looking for somewhere to come to rest. I'm sure just like a few other mindless idiots, this person thought they were a good driver, this incident might suggest otherwise.

    Driving at exhilarating speeds on a private circuit is one thing but to allegedly be confronted by the 'biggest cone known to man' is quite another. I would suggest the occupants are also playing down their contribution to this disaster. I note the Top Gear passenger stated they were travelling at a speed he never felt comfortable with.

    Thank goodness no one was badly hurt.

    John the olde grump
     
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