Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec Crashes Racing Ferrari 458

Robert Herjavec is one of the best known businessmen out there, due mainly to his involvement in the reality TV series Shark Tank. But besides his passion for money, he has an even bigger one for cars.
Last year, he announced he would take it to the next level with his own personal racing 458 Italia entered in the Ferrari Challenge series, which offers friendly but competitive racing for rich people.

But it seems luck wasn’t with him on the track, as his racing Ferrari estimated to cost US customers $350,000 up front, not including any of the servicing, was crashed at the Infineon Raceway, located in Sonoma, about 35 minutes North of San Francisco.

"I was having an amazing lap very fast, just off the course record, and then just thought I could go a little faster,” Herjavec says about the crash which took place during qualifying.

In a testament to the 458 Challenge’s engineering, he got out of it totally unharmed and went on to race a friend’s Ferrari the next day. He started in 29th and finished 5th, so the competitive spirit wasn’t lost. The second race day, in the same borrowed car, he reach the podium in 3rd place.

Courtesy of TMZ, we can show you footage of the crash itself and the mangled wreckage the Ferrari found itself as.
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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