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Man dies in standing mile event in Ford GT going 200+ mph


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#1 Tranceport913

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 02:05 PM


http://jalopnik.com/...ving-at-210-mph

A man had an apparent heartattack at Mojave which is home to the Mojave Mile event. He hit about 210 mph, then the vehicle passed the 'slow down' zone at 201mph and the car flipped 30 feet into the air.

Edited by Tranceport913, 22 April 2012 - 02:09 PM.

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#2 polivoks

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 02:09 PM


Crazy a heart attack during the run caused it. RIP.

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 02:23 PM


RIP to the guy. To be honest that would be the way I would want to go out, in a supercar doing insane speeds. The other way would be banging a supermodel.
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Posted 22 April 2012 - 02:45 PM


Just read this as well - crazy

#5 SELVERGTR7

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 04:11 PM


Another member added that Jack had modified his vehicle with a Whipple supercharger so that he could hit 200 MPH this year, which he apparently did moments before passing away.


he reached hes goal

R.I.P

#6 Skyliner

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 04:29 PM


That's a sad story.... To die behind the wheel like that. RIP

#7 AMGfan

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 06:30 PM


God bless and keep him...
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Posted 22 April 2012 - 08:31 PM


rip to that fellow

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 09:01 PM


RIP

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#10 GTRheritage

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 09:39 PM


RIP..I don't even like hearing about shit like this,God Bless his family!

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 09:55 PM


I looked on the Ford forum and didn't find anything about this...

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 10:05 PM


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Posted 22 April 2012 - 10:08 PM


How young a fellow was he? So many person getting cardiac arrest these days, even those who look so healthy on the outside..
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Posted 23 April 2012 - 01:17 AM


That is one of the strangest stories I've heard, but at least he did reach his goal and went out like a true Viking.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 11:20 AM


That's crazy. RIP Jack.
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#16 aristo25

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 05:35 PM


He died doing what he loved.
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Posted 26 April 2012 - 05:37 PM


If he were getting a blow job from a hot woman in the passenger seat at the same time, I'd say it was the ideal way to go out.
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 04:34 AM


Wow sad to hear, heart goes out to his family.

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