Tiny 2015 Ford Mustang Nurburgring Crash Still Hurts to Watch

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We're not sure whether it's the idea of a ruined lap or the memory of brutal accidents that tore cars apart that causes us to cringe even seeing a tiny Nurburgring crash, but the effect is guaranteed.
And the piece of footage at the bottom of the page brings us just that - a big Ford Mustang having a little crash. We're dealing with an S550 Mustang, so, since the Blue Oval machine comes with independent rear suspension, the driver has no excuse for losing the back end.

Note that we see the 'Stang entering the stage while already sideways, so we can only rely on the soundtrack to try and guess how the driver came off the power before the bend and lost control of the pony.

While the guy behind the wheel doesn't show the usual panic reaction (read: stepping on the brakes and welding the pedal to the floor), once the Mustang steps on the grass, there's no chance for a recovery.

The car goes for a full spin, clipping the protection element on the side of the track in the process. And while the impact doesn't seem to deliver more damage than, say, a parking lot fender bender, the effect mentioned in the intro is still present, at least in our book.

We have to mention the track looked slightly damp. Speaking of which, the unpredictable weather is one of the elements that allow the German track to maintain its Green Hell nickname.

In fact, the only way to maximize the chances of completing a flying Nordschleife lap with your car in one piece is to be extremely aware of all the grip changes brought by the capricious weather. Hopefully, our Ford Mustang driver has learned his lesson and, perhaps, his adventure will teach others to proceed with caution.

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