New Porsche 911 GT3 RS Destroyed in Nurburgring Crash, Damaged at Both Ends

It was inevitable for the 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS to have its first crash and we are now here to bring you just that. And while there are light accidents that fit this label, the one we have here isn't one of them.
New Porsche 911 GT3 RS Destroyed in Nurburgring Crash 3 photos
Photo: Magazín ProDriver CZ/Facebook
New Porsche 911 GT3 RS Destroyed in Nurburgring CrashNew Porsche 911 GT3 RS Destroyed in Nurburgring Crash
To start with, the Rennsport Neunelfer was crashed on the Nurburgring and it seems that the Green Hell was as unforgiving as always. Keep in mind that we're talking about a machine that can blitz the infamous German circuit in 7:12.7, when manhandled properly.

Note that the vehicle we have here is a Lizard Green car, which doesn't pack the Weissach Package or the magnesium wheels.

The details about the accident are scarce at the moment. In fact, all we have are the two images above (pixel tip to Magazin Pro Driver CZ for these pics), but these are loaded with details.

For one thing, one of the pics also shows an E36 BMW 3 Series Coupe, which is also damaged. This indicates that the Porscha was probably hit during a Touristenfahrten (Tourist Days) event, with the accident having reportedly taken place earlier today.

And while the fluids on the track may come from the ruined vehicles, this might've been the source of the trouble, with coolant and oil spill being rather frequent accident causes on the Nordschleife.

As we mentioned in the intro, the 520 hp Porsche has sustained serious damage, with both ends of the vehicle being affected. In fact, it wouldn't surprise us if the 911 was a total loss.

Fortunately, the said source also mentions that nobody was injured in the accident. And, given the kind of speeding adventures that take place on the Ring, this shouldn't be taken lightly. Among others, this accident only comes to confirm the act of courage that was TImo Bernhard's driving, with the racer having recently flown the Porsche 919 Evo to an absolute Ring record earlier this week (5:19.5).

P.S.: Ironically, the E36 involved in this crash is similar to that featured in the 919 Evo record lap parody...
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