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Andy Downes  says:

The difference between cars and bikes on the Isle of Man TT

This incredible near miss is what happened when rally driver Mark Higgins took a Subaru rally car around the Isle of Man TT course earlier in the week. Yes we know this is Motor Cycle News but we defy anyone to watch it without clenching their buttocks as it unfolds. Watch the bottom inset screen to see how much arm twirling...

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SpeedLimitRacer

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Andrex or Charmin Sir? -"Recaro please"

"You all right after that?"-Because I can smell sh** in the cab...

The ability to stay focussed on the task at hand in situations like this is something that all top racers possess. Great stuff.

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markgardiner

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markgardiner says:

Get used to this...

Cars on the TT course? Remember that the very first TT races did have cars...

http://backmarker-bikewriter.blogspot.com/2011/06/single-lap-tt-event-that-will-change.html

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snev

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snev says:

Top Gear are you watching? this is real roads with real cars and bikes, not your car biased, short circuit, Made for TV ratings, stuff.

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luckyskua

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luckyskua says:

What I really don't get is why they wear pyjamas when drivers have suffered serious injury because of objects entering the cab.

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CBR11X

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CBR11X says:

Screw Top Gear.

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jabba8

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jabba8 says:

Respect where its due.

Forgetting the whole bike/car debate for a minute that was some serious talent on display to hold that. How the fuck did he manage to keep it on the road?

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manlow

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manlow says:

Car at iom

I nearly fell asleep thru all the exitement

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stevebaldy

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stevebaldy says:

lucky lucky

boy....would love to see that from the outside angle!!

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maillotjaune7

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Lucky BarSteward

Jesus how did he keep that under control, respect to him and the TT riders.

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ginganz13

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ginganz13 says:

Argument Over

It took him 19 minutes and 56.7 secs, 113mph average - way off the pace

Now all we need is to get Clarkson in a pair of nappies on a quick pillion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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