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Old 12-14-2018, 02:10 PM   #1
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Big Motorcycle Crash & Fail Compilation Nürburgring

It must have been a combination of wet, cold and newbs on the track that day

Cost of crashing on the Nurburgring
These include Armco repairs, safety car attendance, vehicle recovery, track closure, hospital stays and helicopter fees. I recommend avoiding these. If you can't, then the following price-list may help:

Base fee for attendance of armco truck: €150
Removing damaged armco: €10/metre (x2 or x3 or x4 for multiple-height sections)
Replacement armco: €31/metre (x2 or x3 for double/triple height)
Removing damaged armco posts: €5.10 each
Replacing armco post: €39 each
Safety car attendance: €82 per 30 mins (car + 2 people)
Circuit closure: €1,350 per hour
Recovery truck: €500 (inc VAT)
Hospital stay & air ambulance: Let's just say, do NOT go there without travel insurance! (Though a European Health Card - which replaced the E111 - may cover the hospital bit.)
Everything except the recovery truck is then subject to 19% VAT.

The record armco bill I'm aware of is €15,000. That was a car that managed to flatten a very impressive length of armco between the Quiddlebacher Hohe bridge and the crest on the approach to Flugplatz. But even a minor bump can turn into a surprisingly expensive day out.

Ten minutes of video of crashed cars on the back of the Bongard tow truck:

http://nurburgring.org.uk/prices.php
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Old 12-17-2018, 02:52 AM   #2
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That one left hand turn was claiming victims at an impressive clip.
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Old 12-17-2018, 06:09 AM   #3
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Wow, Def. Newbies!!!
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Old 12-21-2018, 03:18 PM   #4
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That was just sad. At least the bicycle at 6:05 was going fast!
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