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BTCC: Thruxton race report 5/5/97

In message <01IIR9Q1LI6Q9EKW29@delphi.com> audidudi@delphi.com (Jeffrey J. Goggin) writes:

> ...  Behind there was drama for Biela, whose Audi spun
> >into the barriers within yards of the startline and into retirement. His
> >car was judged to have come to rest in a dangerous position, and the Safety
> >Car was brought into play for two laps while the stricken Audi was removed
> >to safety.

It was a side impact that shortened the firewall by six inches or so.  The in-
car camera's view was partly blocked by erupted dash, and I think Biela was 
more than a bit shaken.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club