Just because your rally car is broken, doesn't mean it can't still be awesome.

This was at LSPR back in 2008. Driver Dave Cizmas was getting a tow from a fellow racer, and when they passed a spectator area, he figured it was a good time for a handbrake turn anyway. Here's his full description.

After breaking an axle due to a bad engine mount. My fellow competitor Spencer was nice enough to tow us out of the stage. This is a particularly slippery corner due to the gravel that gets pulled on to the tarmac. Knowing there would be a lot of spectators on this corner, I decided to have some fun and use the hydraulic handbrake.

FYI handbrake turns with no power are tricky.

Rally drivers. Such show-offs.

(Hat tip to Dave!)


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