timujin: I love how the guy starts waving the caution flag then suddenly realizes, "Wait, nope, no need!"
tokinGLX: he mucked that corner up real bad and put a lot of other drivers at risk by spinning back onto the track. the real mastery in driving can be credited to the drivers that successfully navigated around him.
AJace: Knew this would be at Eau Rouge. Spa is definitely on my bucket list of tracks to visit. I've read F1 drivers never fully get used to it; it's taken flat out and the nose of the car must be pointed in the correct position before you get to the apex, and it's blind since it's uphill...kind of an automotive leap of faith I guess. Always thought that was pretty damned cool.
Silicon Sam: I like the attitude of this beauty that did a 360 at 140 mph....http://youtu.be/qxDdF4AkD58?t=1m29s
AverageAmericanGuy: Another 360 that didn't get straightened out as well.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBXIW-CIqWs
gfid: Meh - I did that in an Oldsmobile once...when I was drunk...and I'm not a professional race driver. I'm not impressed. Sadly nobody was filming me.Shut up, I didn't hurt anyone or anything. It was kind of fun though.Oh, and my high school physics teacher claimed to have done that in a Porsche on an icy road. She failed to explain it though which really makes me question her grasp of physics. Actually, she was a great teacher ad understood physics very well, but hey Porsche does 360 on icy road. You can't explain that.
indarwinsshadow: Ever notice there is no east Indian drivers in these thing.I'll just leave it at that.
danielscissorhands: Oooh la la!!God damnit, French people are annoying!
fatalvenom: AJace: Knew this would be at Eau Rouge. Spa is definitely on my bucket list of tracks to visit. I've read F1 drivers never fully get used to it; it's taken flat out and the nose of the car must be pointed in the correct position before you get to the apex, and it's blind since it's uphill...kind of an automotive leap of faith I guess. Always thought that was pretty damned cool.I've gassed it through Eau Rouge in a heavily-modified S4...Your perception of it is pretty spot on.I did 20 laps, never felt comfortable.
LesserEvil: My Dad did that a few years ago... 66 years old, driving with my Mom in a snowstorm back from up north (Michigan) and the vehicle went into a spin, went completely around, and he recovered to keep going down the highway. Needless to say, my Mom was pretty impressed, and of course, my Dad played it cool the entire time, as if it was no big deal.In my younger days, I was not so lucky with that same maneuver, usually edging into the ditch before I could affect a full recovery (happened twice). Later in life, I've managed to avoid the 360, but I like to think I've kept my cool in several harrowing near-accidents (including a large pileup on I-96W west of Detroit occurring around me, brakes doing nothing on the ice-coated highway for anybody)
Savage Bacon: danielscissorhands: Oooh la la!!God damnit, French people are annoying!"GAAHHH! They're using a common exclamation in their own language! Quick! Someone play some [insert native language here] sounds so I can calm down!"
lewismarktwo: And people say French is a beautiful language.
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