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      08-05-2020, 06:19 AM   #367
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Originally Posted by M5theonlyone View Post
Yes but things have to be looked at in perspective,Gilles back them was barely trundling along and ripped of the back left suspension when scraping into pits.HAM on the other hand was going at a crazy speed well around 230kph? losing control with just 3 good control patches doesn't bear thinking about for his safety and the marshals.
Remember Jacque Villeneuve losing control and marshal fatality?
Just take a look at the video of the Gilles Villeneuve 2 wheel antics at Zandvoort.
That was insanely dangerous. The Ferrari creeping back with other cars approaching at full speed. Remember, in those days signalling was limited with no radio comms and the cars were still death traps. Plus sections of the track are quite hilly and you can't see shit what's beyond the corner.

In fact, a similar situation (full speed car catching a slower car right after the corner) is what Gilles got killed 3 years later.



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