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UPDATE: Lamborghini Huracan Has Offroad "Crash" in Targa Tasmania, Plows Through

Some people like to do things a bit differently when behind the wheel and it seems pet nutrition tycoon Tony Queen has a custom way of dealing with driving a Lamborghini in the Targa Tasmania Rally.
Lamborghini Huracan offroading in Targa Tasmania 2016 1 photo
The Australian event saw the Scottish-born car aficionado, who now lives Down Under, jumping in a Lamborghini Huracan together with co-driver Naomi Tillett. However, Queen treated the supercar as if it were the yet-unreleased Urus - on the second day of the rally, the driver slid off the road, plowing through a gravel embankment.

The flat belly of the beast seems to have provided enough protection against debris, while the Bull was Raging enough to survive the incident, carrying on with the race. After all, the V10 supercar had more than half the race left to complete at the time - more on that below.

The man puts on a bit of a stand-up comedy show when explaining the stunt after the race. From claiming that a little debate between him and his co-pilot determined him to jump deliberately off the road (hence the quotes in the title above) to giving us a supercar driver's view on the cheeky Subarus and Mitsubishis out there, the man knows how to put on a show even after he exits his car(s).

While the Targa Tasmania has seen machines tackling the Australian island for over twenty years now, Quinn isn't exactly a freshman. The man took home the event's trophy twice. Using a Nissan GT-R, Queen won back in 2009 and 2011.

The five-day race is scheduled to end on April 16, with Queen and Tillett, who are competing in the GT4 class, sitting in third position at the end of day three. We'll be keeping an eye on them.

P.S.: Before watching the clip below, try to think about what the term "banking" means.

Update: Now that the rally is over, we can tell you the Huracan hasn't been hooned in vain. To be more precise, Queen and Tillett earned a class award at the Targa Tasmania 2016.

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