Unintended meanderings (Kneale Brownson)
ekellock at gmail.com
Sat Oct 24 15:49:06 PDT 2009
Yeah, and I'll buy the second. What a story. Must have been quite a sight.
Very very happy to hear that the resulting concern was limited to
flat-spotting the tires.
From: quattro-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:quattro-bounces at audifans.com] On
Behalf Of Tom Winter
Sent: Saturday, October 24, 2009 8:32 AM
To: quattro at audifans.com; 200q20v at audifans.com
Subject: Unintended meanderings (Kneale Brownson)
Kneale - get here alive and I'll buy you a beer. . .
Tom 95 S6 Avant (in Colorado)
> From: Kneale Brownson <kneale at knitknacks.com>
> Subject: Unintended meanderings
> So we're buzzing along in the center lane at 70 on I94 just east of
> Chicago on our belated run to Colorado for the winter, me driving the
> 200q20v avant loaded to the roof in the back, my wife trailing in the
> S8, when I almost get sideswiped by a really fast car in the fast lane
> and I jerked the wheel to the right just a bit too vigorously. Looked
> like a Nascar highlight in the making as I lost control and swerved
> back and forth across the three traffic lanes and two service lanes,
> barely missing the concrete barriers on each side, Nokians screaming.
> I'm flailing away trying to counter steer each tail wag. I'm sure the
> extra weight is contributing to the issue. My wife says I did two
> donut and traveled "way down the road" sideways. We both thought
> about the car rolling. I think I did two full traverses with just one
> donut at the end when I finally applied the brakes because I thought
> I'd slowed enough the brakes might help.
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