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Whats the worst bathurst crash youve ever seen ???

rredbeak

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The worst ive ever seen was in 1967 a monaro rolled on the top of the fence .The fence was like a knife edge cutting its way into the turret and doors of the car. nearly inpaling the driver inside the hopelessly rolling car.The car rolled several times along the knife edge,very spectacular tv.

It happenned on the top of the mountain,the weather etc etc was fine so i assume it must have been driver error. I saw it live on TV as it happenned and occasionally see footage of it these days in a 'days gone by at bathurst' type shows...

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Dickies Green Machine XE Falcon was a beauty.
 

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saw one a few years ago a driver up the top overshot the small chicane before forest elbow and head on to the opposite concrete wall. Also saw once old footage of an old f'coonhitting a concrete wall up the top somewhere and on impact blowing about a square meter of concrete out the other side... it wasn't a bad one, but very impressive!
 

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Was it a Monaro or a Ford?
I would say that was the worst crash too. Who was the driver?
 

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I think it was a falcon that rolled the fence, nealy hitting a track marshall, and also it was before I was born...
 
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not at bathurst, but I think lowndes' crash when he drove for holden was a beauty - think it was at adelaide, when he rolled about 10 times and landed on his roof
 

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i saw that one! It was at the start, then they restarted the race and had another pile onthe next corner..
 

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not at bathurst, but I think lowndes' crash when he drove for holden was a beauty - think it was at adelaide, when he rolled about 10 times and landed on his roof
Calder Park i think.
 

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There was a ford GTHO phase 4 that rolled on the fence nearly hitting the race marshall,but the monaro also did the knife edge death roll...
Dunno who the driver was
but it was the 67 Bathurst...PJ
 
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