Porsche 911 GT2 RS Has 186 MPH Near Crash in Tire Explosion Horror

When engaging in a track day experience, one can be prepared for many elements of the adventure, but this doesn't involve stunt like tire explosions. And we're here to show you just how much of a problem a blowout can be, with our example including a Porsche 911 GT2 RS going all out Monza.
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The drivers of the 700 hp rear-engined machine was attempting to set a new record during the session that saw him experiencing the tire explosion. In fact, the supercar was doing about 186 mph (make that 300 km/h) when the rear left tire decided to give up.

Thanks to the piece of footage below, we can see the driver, a YouTuber with plenty of track experience, taking swift action and keeping the dancing rear end in check. The mana eventually managed to bring the beast to a halt, exiting the track - this is the point where we can see that a Lamborghini Huracan was trailing the Porsche 911 GT2 RS.

"I was very lucky to escape from one crash at 300km/h just before the turn 1 on Monza track (this sector braking with gt2 is 306km/h to 50km/h so maybe the most extreme braking does exist on one race track) [...]. That's my lesson of that day, if you go on a serious track just be serious and put on new tires!" the aficionado explains in the description of the video showcasing the stunt.

The tire explosion also damaged the turbo air intake, but, fortunately, this isn't an expensive part.

Now, you might want to know more about the rubber of the Rennsport Neunelfer. Well, we're looking at Pirelli Trofeo R tires, which had withstood about 1,200 kilometers of Nurburgring abuse (think: 20 laps) before reaching the Italian circuit.

Well, here's to hoping that the uber-tense moment we have here serves as a lesson for all those hitting the track or simply hooning their machines.

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In his quest to bring you the most impressive automotive creations, Andrei relies on learning as a superpower. There's quite a bit of room in the garage that is this aficionado's heart, so factory-condition classics and widebody contraptions with turbos poking through the hood can peacefully coexist.
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