Every year in the Goldrush Rally, a convoy of high-end luxury cars snake across the States, their occupants enjoying all the opulence their $14,000 entry fees can afford. As our own Michael Harley can attest, it's a low-speed affair, not an all-out speed-fest.

As the rally passed through Texas headed through Dallas on Thursday, Hsinho Chen of Massachusetts, driving a McLaren MP4-12C Spider, says he swerved into the highway median to avoid a truck that had pulled in front of him. After slamming the $268,000-car into a ditch, Chen and his passenger went beneath a fence and then took flight before crashing into a metal storage building.

The couple weren't injured, but their high-powered, low-production supercar won't be rallying again anytime soon. While there is no indication the car was exceeding the speed limit, Chen was ticketed for reckless driving. But that's not the worst of his problems. The McLaren was a $2,900-a-day rental from Black & White Car Rental in Los Angeles. B&W didn't respond to our email, but unless Mr. Chen is one of the company's owners, we're betting he doesn't get his deposit back. Watch video of KLTV's coverage below.


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      parris001
      • 1 Year Ago
      What kind of crash turns carbon fiber into scrap metal?
      the aol experien
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks like Black & White is more than Black & blue!
      King of Eldorado
      • 1 Year Ago
      So..... if I rent one of these to drive to my high school reunion, it would say "Black & White Car Rental" on the side in huge letters? Might have to rethink this....
      • 1 Year Ago
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        Booger123
        • 1 Year Ago
        whitetrash much loL/
        Bobby_Sards
        • 1 Year Ago
        Raceboy has proven he has zero education. Go to hell!
        sexx.sexxx
        • 1 Year Ago
        I would bet "Chen" isn't Japanese... looks like it is derived from Chinese - regardless what do F1 drivers have to do with highway driving? Plenty of F1 drivers are known for crashing and many of them are European/Caucasian.
        IBx27
        • 1 Year Ago
        Chen is far from a Japanese name.
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      Daniel J. Seidner
      • 1 Year Ago
      You don't have THAT sort of accident in THAT car without doing something REALLY stupid.
        Joe
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Daniel J. Seidner
        Especially stuffing it into a warehouse.. You REALLY have to be hauling ass when you **** up to let that happen.
          Joe
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Joe
          Duke that is probably because he was coming up at a high rate of speed. If the truck hit them and knocked them off the road that's one thing, but shooting it through a ditch, a fence and into a storage building.. Come on.. It's a Mclaren.. The brakes very well should've been sufficient to slow the car if it was going a normal speed. Daniel. Don't be a smartass. Use that tiny brain of yours and think rather than being a tough guy, because you just sound retarded.
          Joe
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Joe
          I was agreeing with you, but if you want to play it that way.. i dont know how you could miss that I was in complete agreement with you. Moron.
      bonehead
      • 1 Year Ago
      this is why rallys on public roads should be illegal. These DBs drive like idiots on public roads when they have enough money to spend time on a real track. I hope they go to jail and these rallys stop. I often drive on that stretch of road and I30 is dangerous enough without people doubling the speed limit. IDIOTS!!!!
      MONTEGOD7SS
      • 1 Year Ago
      Truck pulled in front of him = illegal alien.
        dukeisduke
        • 1 Year Ago
        @MONTEGOD7SS
        The story says a large truck, plus he was out in the country, two hours east of Dallas, so, probably not. The story also says he was traveling at a high rate of speed (according to the DPS), hence the reckless driving ticket. The storage place is so new that it shows up on Google Maps, but not in Street View.
      IBx27
      • 1 Year Ago
      Moral of the story: don't let asians rent your supercars before making sure they can drive them. As if these automatic-only computers weren't easy enough to drive...
      MrPlutonium
      • 1 Year Ago
      Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.
      56Jalopy
      • 1 Year Ago
      did they bring him a Prius to finish the trip?
      • 1 Year Ago
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      Richard
      • 1 Year Ago
      ...there is some truth in stereotypes.....
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