Video: Car crash compilation proves that owning a fast car doesn’t make you a race car driver 8 years ago

Video: Car crash compilation proves that owning a fast car doesn’t make you a race car driver

Here’s a look at all the various car crashes recorded on the Nordschleife track at the Nürburgring over 2013. Prepare for car carnage…

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Some people think that spending €100k or more on a super fast car will automatically give them the driving skill of Sebastian Vettel or Michael Schumacher, but as this compilation show us, a lot of people with fast cars think they’re better at driving than they actually are...

There are a few normal Joe Soaps featured in the video too who crash their everyday motors into the Nürburgring’s crash barriers and as we’ve seen before, replacing said barriers can be a costly process.

Here’s a look ‘optional extras price list’ for the Nürburgring in case you’ve never seen it.

  • Removing damaged crash barrier: €10/metre (x2 or x3 or x4 for multiple-height sections)
  • Replacement crash barrier: €31/metre (x2 or x3 for double/triple height)
  • Removing damaged barrier posts: €5.10 each
  • Replacing barrier post: €39 each
  • Fee for attendance of crash barrier parts truck: €150
  • Recovery truck: €190
  • Safety car attendance: €82 per 30 mins (car + 2 people)
  • Circuit closure: €1,350 per hour
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So as you can see, crashing at the Nürburgring isn’t exactly cheap…