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  • Nov 27th 2013 at 7:21PM
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There are crashes and then there are crashes. This is emphatically the latter, as a competitor in a Belgian event partially demolishes a brick building with the help of his Opel Ascona rally car. Next time, we'd recommend a backhoe, bulldozer or perhaps some dynamite.

Despite the aftermath of the crash, there were thankfully no injuries to report (aside from the building). As our friends at Carscoops point out, the question now is whether the owner of the building should charge the rally team for repairs or thank them for tearing down what, based on the damage, was a rather rickety building in the first place.

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      That building is probably 900 years old and on some kind of historic register.
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        Doubt it. More like no older than 19th or 20th century at the oldest. Wood in wet environments doesnt hold up well for more than a couple hundred years if that.
          • 1 Year Ago
          Your humor detector needs some serious recalibration.
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      Bummer about the Ascona.
      • 1 Year Ago
      luckily no one was banging inside