Inexperienced Driver Crashes Ariel Atom Racer [Video]
Apparently, Youtube user ShakenBakeRacin lent his race-spec Ariel Atom to his brother, then strapped a camera to it and sent him on his way around the north course of the Virginia International Raceway (VIR). However, after a demonstration of decent skill at the wheel, one right-hand corner, over a crest, sends the car flying forward. Sadly, despite there being a wide expanse of flat grassy ground, the Atom ends up planting itself in a concrete barrier.
The driver tries to steer right to avoid the obstacle, but racing slicks don`t work at all on anything other than hot and dry tarmac. The car gets some damage, but it`s difficult to see clearly using just the camera mounted on the car - the brother was definitely not pleased. The crash itself, and the way in which it happened, reminded us of this video.