World's Luckiest Squirrel Outruns A BMW On The Nürburgring

All this cute, little furry creature wanted to do was run on the Nürburgring. That’s all he wanted to do!

Then a BMW driver came along, and fortunately twitched just in time to avoid pulverizing the little guy with his car. It was an expert mid-corner twitch, too, as he quickly regained control of the sliding car afterwards.

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Thanks, BMW! We wouldn’t want another sad grille full of animal story on these pages.

In the meantime, I think this must be a new Nordschleife course record for “fastest squirrel.” Did anyone get an overall ‘ring lap time for the squirrel to make it official?

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Stef Schrader

Contributor, Jalopnik. 1984 "Porschelump" 944 race car, 1971 Volkswagen 411 race car, 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS.