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    2022 Crown Rally West

    Sobering reason never to uncontrollably leave the roadway . . .

    "Two Killed in "Horrific" 140-MPH Crash During Crown Rally
    The 911 Turbo jumped a fence, rolled several times and ejected the driver."
    - Jalopnik

    Started out in Denver looking like this :

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    Tragically ended like this off Highway 141 about 15 miles outside of Naturita, Colorado :

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    Last edited by DOUGS73E; 06-22-2022 at 10:27 AM. Reason: Added info
    Doug Dill

    1973 911E Coupe
    PCA #1987109761
    Early 911S Registry #548

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    Senior Member raspritz's Avatar
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    140 MPH in a Porsche on a Colorado country road. I cannot say I have never done that, so I will not preach.
    Rich Spritz

    1959 BMC Huffaker Mk1 Formula Junior racecar
    1967 Porsche 911 racecar
    1969 Porsche 911T
    1973 Merlyn Mk24 Formula Ford racecar
    2007 Porsche 997C4 cab (totaled by an idiot running a stop sign)
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    This video provides a very informative perspective…

    Peter Kane

    '72 911S Targa
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    Senior Member bob joyce's Avatar
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    poor guy had no idea

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    member #1515
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    Holy crap! That was a almost an aviation type wreck. He was going more than 140 IMHO. Side gust of wind and what at that speed is a very narrow island.
    It is easy to run out of ability at that rate of speed R.I.P.

    '73 S Targa #0830 2.7 MFI rebuilt to RS specs

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    Whooooa !!! ..............

    Thanks for the link Peter.....
    Chuck Miller
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    Early S Reg #1395 LongRanger's Avatar
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    Been Here . . .

    . . . done this . . .

    . . . also with a passenger

    In my case, I was just lucky no one was hurt

    'Nother reason to only drive slow cars



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    Horrific !!
    George Kehler in Tennessee

    1955 356 coupe
    1971 911S (knee deep in restoration)
    1997 993 Targa

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