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Casey Z Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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Talk about feeling like an idiot. Friend of mine in Galveston actually saw it happen.

http://galvestondailynews.com/story.lasso?ewcd=f96d6f411d57158f

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Kim Ouye Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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Watching pelicans while on his cell phone...

You can't fix stupid...

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Richard Pressman Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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Don't be too hard on the driver of the Veyron. I'm sure the cell call was very important.

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That is a tough stretch of "straight ass" interstate!

I hope the pelican hazard doesn't make it the few miles over to MSRHouston. There is enough miata carnage there already. [burst]

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Steve D. Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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I wonder why they had to "wench" the car out. Seems like using the tow truck would have been easier than making some poor peasant girl pull it out.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcom8_ArYA8&feature=youtube_gdata

in color....

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Casey Z Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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So who was the U boat commander? Any of you Houston guys know who has one of these down there? Err, had one of these?

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I'll give him a hundred bucks for the car.

Casey Z Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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Video of the wreck happening. Nice bit of driving...

http://holykaw.alltop.com/video-of-bugatti-veyron-crashing

BTW, I don't see any low flying pelican.

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Keith in WA Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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Keep your eyes open on Craigslist. That could make a great donor for Spec Bugatti.

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Bump Other link was pulled.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZbyixYwV24&feature=related

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Michael Ross

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Is watching pelicans the new "wide stance"?
Rick

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Did he just drive off he road into the water? did anyone se what happened? To me, it looks like he just ran into the water?
Jim

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I like how the background music in the car is Wrong Way by Sublime. How fitting [rolling on floor laughin]

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I sure hope there is a proper funeral for the car.. and the driver is shot.

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quote:
Originally posted by Casey Z:
Video of the wreck happening. Nice bit of driving...

http://holykaw.alltop.com/video-of-bugatti-veyron-crashing

BTW, I don't see any low flying pelican.

There were two horrible things in that video...

1: a salty, soggy Bugatti
2: Two guys that dont know what kind of car it is, and worst off, think its a lambo? wtf?

There were no pelicans anywhere either...i guess he couldn't come up with a better excuse!?

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Casey Z Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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quote:
Originally posted by Drago:
Did he just drive off he road into the water? did anyone se what happened? To me, it looks like he just ran into the water?
Jim

Word on the street from my friend in Galveston is that it is an insurance scam. If you notice in the video he seemed to drive into the lagoon on the only patch of road that had a nice runoff into the water...

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Sean Yepez Verified Driver
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Now that it's a salvage/flood car, we can use it for racing! Drago, what plate and weight would it need to compete in SMX? [Big Grin]

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That car will appear somewhere as a little old ladies car that was only marked water damaged b/c someone left the window open and got a little wet in a slight drizzle [Big Grin]

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I think that Casey Z is on to something. The first link is to an article that identifies the driver. The second is a link to his business, go figure its a business selling reconditioned cars! I bet the guy never counted on two kids catching his attempt to dump the car on video.

http://www.nationalledger.com/ledgerdc/article_272629015.shtml

http://www.performanceautoworld.com/home

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quote:
Originally posted by Aaron Bailey:
quote:
Originally posted by Casey Z:
Video of the wreck happening. Nice bit of driving...

http://holykaw.alltop.com/video-of-bugatti-veyron-crashing

BTW, I don't see any low flying pelican.

There were two horrible things in that video...

1: a salty, soggy Bugatti
2: Two guys that dont know what kind of car it is, and worst off, think its a lambo? wtf?

There were no pelicans anywhere either...i guess he couldn't come up with a better excuse!?

Now the video is unavailable due to "a copyright claim by Joe M Garza." Sounds like a load of BS. If that was a public area and the video is not being used for profit, then to block it by claiming copyright is a weenie protest.

Casey Z Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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Check this link that was posted after that video was pulled. Same video, different link.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZbyixYwV24&feature=related

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It's gone from the new link as well, Casey.

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I saw the video at the second link before it was pulled. The guy was fine then just started drifting right and right off into the water. Not a bird in sight.

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http://videos.streetfire.net/video/Bugatti-Veyron-Crash-Into_719648.htm

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Sorry this is a bit off topic but thought Wow this looks like fun and Holy S#*t at the same time!
I posted here because its the same site posted by Kim.

http://videos.streetfire.net/video/PURE-ADRENALINE_719734.htm

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