ADAC GT Masters crash at the Nürburgring – Click above to watch the video after the jump

Tire barriers at race tracks are there for a reason. Namely, safety, but they can't protect against every scenario. Like, say, going airborne over said tire barrier and hitting a hapless porta-potty. That's exactly what happened at the Nürburgring this weekend during the fourth round of this year's ADAC GT Masters championship.

Towards the start of the race, one Alex Plenagl (22, of Ebergberg, Bavaria) crashed his Alpina B6 GT over the barrier, sending it careening straight into a BMW sign and a trackside porta-potty. Fortunately, no one was in the johnny-on-the-spot at the time of the impact, and Plenagl himself reportedly escaped serious injury.

Sir Jackie Stewart once dubbed the Nürburgring as "The Green Hell" due to the frequency and severity of the accidents that occurred around the infamously difficult road course, and the name has stuck ever since. We dare not ask what sort of nicknames the track might get from this incident, but you can watch the video after the jump and see for yourself.


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      Mayoman
      • 3 Years Ago
      a porta pottie has just made it in the top 5 places I don't want to die in.
      EB110Americana
      • 3 Years Ago
      When you gotta go, you gotta go!
      Dynamho
      • 3 Years Ago
      That doesn't look like the "Green Hell", the Nordschleife. It looks like the GP track.
      • 3 Years Ago
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      Kevin Jr.
      • 3 Years Ago
      what is with race cars going over the barrier: Both Audi R18 at the 24 hours Camaro in the Rolex series two bmw's at Nurburgring 24 hrs now this
        budwsr25
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Kevin Jr.
        Either the cars are going to fast for the track or the "litter" isn't doing it job. I think the litter has been thinned out at alot of the tracks so the cars that have minor accidents can just drive threw and get back on the track with out making a big mess.
      Klinkster
      • 3 Years Ago
      Should be called "The BLUE Hell" given that the entire track is probably covered with that porta-potty blue-goo.
      eleven
      • 3 Years Ago
      And we're supposed to believe he just conveniently crashes right under the BMW advertising? Companies are so greedy, they'll dol do anything for publicity these days.
        Evan McMiller
        • 3 Years Ago
        @eleven
        Wow don't forget your tinfoil hat while you're at it...
        • 3 Years Ago
        @eleven
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        • 3 Years Ago
        @eleven
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      shooter396
      • 3 Years Ago
      that's a shitty place to crash
      Kiiks
      • 3 Years Ago
      Blue and brown hell
      miketim1
      • 3 Years Ago
      lol @ a BMW crashing into a BMW advertisement
      ShutoSteve
      • 3 Years Ago
      Was everyone inside the porta potty ok????
        David
        • 3 Years Ago
        @ShutoSteve
        Don't know, but I'm betting if you were inside you would be asking for death.
      MiCKeY
      • 3 Years Ago
      I think that driver hated the BMW sign.
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