Trofeo regulations do not allow to change the fuel tank – but I am not aware which kind of fuel tank is installed on these cars. The car clearly failed but it must also be said it hit the right at the juncture of the guard rail and the cement pit lane wall and if not for the fire, the driver would have had relatively minor injuries. Anonymous Friday, May 28, 6: The driver of car number 22, Giorgio Bartocci, was taken to hospital following an accident at the start of the first race of the weekend. No problem, even on one of the best blogs on the net you can find a mistake sometimes:
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A quick Google shows there have been many, many crashes in Lambo road cars that have resulted in fires. AC Friday, May 28, 6: Avo Friday, May 28, 3: But nothing is said for the other championship events IMHO. The driver of car number 22, Giorgio Bartocci, was taken to hospital following an accident at the start of the first race of the weekend.
Port St John, Florida Registration date: It might not be suitable for some people who don’t like to see these kind of things to not watch btw.
Newer Post Older Post Home. Lamborghini issued the following statement after the incident. The main thing is he wasn’t killed and is recovering from burns at home, alive.
Zizzo Friday, May 28, The first concern a colleague had when he saw the glorgio flailing about was, “What!?
Look at the picture below and you see his head was outside the car as it came to rest and the rescue operations such as they were began To me it seems that this press release states that just the Brno races were cancelled, not the whole series.
But other failures are observable from the pictures: I’m sorry but I think thats just daft. Aanenvaimennin Number of posts: There is much speculation over the structural integrity of the Gallardo LP race cars following the horrific crash at Brno, especially after the publication of still pictures from the incident.
It was a bloody awful crash but very good that Giorgio was basicaly ok. When those first 2 firemen arrived they should have tried to get him out rather than spraying a pathetic amount of fire extinguishment on and around him. The car clearly failed but it must also be said it hit the right at the juncture of the guard rail and the cement pit lane wall and if not for the fire, the driver would have had relatively minor injuries. Trust it to be his team with normal clothes on who wanted to get in there to get him out and another driver who stopped.
Giorgio Bartocci | Racing career profile | Driver Database
Anonymous Friday, May 28, 6: Ironically, the driver may have survived the fire thanks to that harness failure. This crash is just unbelievably horrible, on top of crashing on the first lap in pole position Giorgio Bartocci’s safety belts break during the crash throwing him half way out the door, and then the lamborghini in engulved in flames, making the situation eerily similar to a 60’s, 70’s crash.
Just shows how good the quality of marshalling is in the UK ans US in comparison to many other places. Falkirk, Scotland Registration date: He remains in intensive care in hospital in Brno, where his condition is currently stable.
Brno Circuit 2010, Giorgio Bartocci accident
Had a number of examples that weekend of the sheer inadequacy. Tristan Monday, May 31, It took about a minute from the crash to get some proper heavy fire hoses onto the burning car and to get the guy out. Trofeo regulations do not allow to change the fuel tank – raccing I am not aware which kind yiorgio fuel tank is installed on these cars.
I mean, its like they don’t see him hanging there. So i like it.
The biggest concern is the fire and we wonder if the cars are equipped with fuel cells or if they have normal street type tanks. Ed Marshall Friday, May 28, 1: I read that some people said they would prefer to be left there and removed properly than to be dragged out randomly and in a hurry incase more damage was caused.