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Most unusual victory in the history of motor racing sport

Discussion in 'Motorsports' started by Sunny Sky Speed, Nov 23, 2016.

  1. Sunny Sky Speed

    Sunny Sky Speed
    Livery Designer Premium Member

    Laurens Vanthoorn, how to crash and win in style!! Only a Belgian :D
     
    • Wow Wow x 2
  2. Sunny Sky Speed

    Sunny Sky Speed
    Livery Designer Premium Member

    The race was red flagged with only 15 minutes on the clock, and stewards decided to use previous lap as end results standings....meaning Vanthoorn wins a race landing on his roof, even though he was overtaken a second before the crash.
     
  3. Ole Marius Myrvold

    Ole Marius Myrvold
    JWB 96-13 Staff

    Then they decided to not use the rule that makes it possible to give a penalty to the driver causing the red flag. Which I honestly think should've been used here, as at the point of the crash, he was not the leader.
     
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  4. Sunny Sky Speed

    Sunny Sky Speed
    Livery Designer Premium Member

    I did not know of that rule tbh. That's how subjective "stewardism" is, not having a uniform organ for all GT classes to rule on incidents. Or do they?
     
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    4 8 15 16 23 42 108
    Only the 5th-most famous race driver from Kerpen Premium Member

    Laurens Vanthoor will come back with a Porsche next year and hopefully will win again to delete this mess from all our minds.