If bad luck were to ever strike, you'd hope it wouldn't be while closing in on the around the world EV record
in your Tesla Roadster
. But that's just what happened to Rafael de Mestre.
With only 600 miles left in his world record bid, Rafael tweeted
"Game Over" after his Tesla
collided with the car in front of him. Rafael mentioned that the accident was caused by a BMW
seven cars ahead of the one he hit.
Miraculously, it being only a few days after the accident, five Tesla technicians working in parallel rebuilt his Tesla. Given the speed of the fix, Rafael is already back on the road.
After meeting Rafael in person
, we can say that he truly loved his Tesla, just by the way he spoke about it. We're happy to hear that Rafael is safe and already on his way home with a repaired