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      07-01-2010, 11:00 AM   #1
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Thursday's "Muppet of the day" award goes to

The driver of the Mugen Civic type R that wanted to play crash test dummy (and wipe out the worlds oldest surviving E-Type Jag, as well as some innocent pedestrian's) at Goodwoods moving motorshow today.

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      07-01-2010, 11:07 AM   #2
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Just saw that on cockheads... What a muppet
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      07-01-2010, 11:11 AM   #3
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The funniest thing is the (literally) hundreds of people saying "Yeah, accident waiting to happen". Why? Becuase one needs to drive a car within 10 feet of walking people? One doesn't [b]have]/b] to drive like a bell end. Why is it any different to negotiating a high street or any other area where cars are close to pedestrians?
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      07-01-2010, 11:12 AM   #4
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Fackin' ell. Was it a Honda stand? why were the keys even in the freakin' car.
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It was a moving show - MOTP could take out the cars and drive up the hill.
Supposedly this guy was about to go out on a run, fainted at the wheel and (in the words of Arnie in Commando) all f*ckin' hell broke loose.

My guess is the salesman probably told the poor bugger driving that Mugen wanted 38k for a breathed-on civic and that caused him to faint.
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My guess is the salesman probably told the poor bugger driving that Mugen wanted 38k for a breathed-on civic and that caused him to faint.

Think you're spot on there sheps!
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Not sure it's accurate to say that it wiped out the E-Type , but yes proper end of bellness. Wonder if that Honda was 'one of the fastest Civics ever built' and it caught him out...
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Not sure it's accurate to say that it wiped out the E-Type , but yes proper end of bellness. Wonder if that Honda was 'one of the fastest Civics ever built' and it caught him out...
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I was up the other end of goodwood when it happened, saw the ambulance go by. Cracking day though, I really enjoyed it and will be back there tomorrow at 8.
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Very funny, hope no one too injured though. I saw some bloke crash a classic escort last year when he ran out of talent. Lets see some more Goodwood pics.
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I was there a few years ago, and saw a S Type R jag being driven 'enthusiastically' trying to set the same pace a bright orange 997 Carerra S that was going hard. In an attempt to poke it sideways he gave it a bootfull on the entrance to a corner, but instead of going into a beautiful drift he understeered straight into the hay bales at the edge of the track and ruined the whole side of the car. Awesome fail.
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bloody hell....wat went wrong with that idiot?
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bloody hell....wat went wrong with that idiot?
...in fairness, if he fainted, he can't really be blamed whole-heartedly. As Sheps says it was probably Honda's fault for telling his the price
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apparently he was a guy who worked for Honda who blacked out whilst he was driving....

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Yeah, from what I heard he wasn't a member of public but was the demonstration driver and he had a fit/fainted at the wheel, so actually not quite so funny....unfortunately will inevitably bring into question the whole concept...
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