greenwoodjw New Reader
June 18, 2012 8:59 a.m.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8FBxS-00xU

914Driver MegaDork
June 18, 2012 9:08 a.m.

Wow! Eat any glass? You OK?

greenwoodjw New Reader
June 18, 2012 9:10 a.m.

In reply to 914Driver:

I ate lots of glass. Visor down always from now on.

mndsm PowerDork
June 18, 2012 9:11 a.m.

Jesus man, that thing came out of NOWHERE! Glad to see you ain't dead.

DILYSI Dave MegaDork
June 18, 2012 9:13 a.m.

Scary. Get any in your eyes? Are you OK, other than your driver suit and underpants?

June 18, 2012 9:13 a.m.

Oh man... that sucks. How bad is the damage to the front clip? I lost a front bumper to a ground hog there in turn 4 last July but that is a whole order of "Holy E36 M3" larger.

Will you be making jerky?

Toyman01 PowerDork
June 18, 2012 9:27 a.m.

Ouch!!!. Hope the car isn't too bad.

greenwoodjw New Reader
June 18, 2012 9:27 a.m.
Giant Purple Snorklewacker wrote: Oh man... that sucks. How bad is the damage to the front clip? I lost a front bumper to a ground hog there in turn 4 last July but that is a whole order of "Holy E36 M3" larger. Will you be making jerky?

http://blog.axisofoversteer.com/2012/06/racetracks-cars-and-deer-do-not-mix.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FIIuhR+%28Axis+Of+Oversteer%29&utm_content=Google+Reader

Here is an "after" photo.

Steve Chryssos Associate Publisher
June 18, 2012 9:29 a.m.

Glad you're okay!

N Sperlo PowerDork
June 18, 2012 9:31 a.m.

Did you kiss it? I think I saw you kiss it.

June 18, 2012 9:33 a.m.
greenwoodjw wrote:
Giant Purple Snorklewacker wrote: Oh man... that sucks. How bad is the damage to the front clip? I lost a front bumper to a ground hog there in turn 4 last July but that is a whole order of "Holy E36 M3" larger. Will you be making jerky?

http://blog.axisofoversteer.com/2012/06/racetracks-cars-and-deer-do-not-mix.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FIIuhR+%28Axis+Of+Oversteer%29&utm_content=Google+Reader

Here is an "after" photo.

Ya know... I figured that was going to be a lot worse than that. It looks like the window took the brunt of it. Time for Lexan!

ProDarwin SuperDork
June 18, 2012 9:49 a.m.

Wow! That sucks. Was the car you passed running video? I want to see that from behind.

I almost nailed one at Capitol Offense 2 years ago coming down the back straight on Shenendoah. It was almost a E36 M3-my-pants moment, but our car was slow I had plenty of time to react.

fasted58 UltraDork
June 18, 2012 10:05 a.m.

Glad you're OK, cars can be repaired

good thing it didn't enter the cabin, you'd be berkeleyed big time

fromeast2west Reader
June 18, 2012 10:27 a.m.

Do you at least get the venison and some antlers to mount on the wall of your garage?

ValuePack Dork
June 18, 2012 10:44 a.m.

"Is Bambi ok?"

"more than ok, delicious"

BWAHAHAHAHA! Glad you're alright, man.

June 18, 2012 11:07 a.m.

Wow!

That could have gotten REALLY nasty. Glad you're okay. The car could be in much worse shape after that.

Raze SuperDork
June 18, 2012 11:13 a.m.

I like your license plate, FST LRNR, I guess next up is how to mount a brush/deer guard to a Z06 while running in the wilds of WV

In all seriousness though, glad to hear you're ok, that looked mighty scary, I'm sure some idiots were laughing, but that sort of thing could have equaled death if said deer were say 2 feet further left and had gone full-on through the glass, amazing how close, close calls really are...

Rufledt Dork
June 18, 2012 11:19 a.m.

whoa in the slowmo it looks like it almost enters the cabin. Glad you didn't eat it at full speed.

Venison burger time? It's already pre-tenderized!

Powar Dork
June 18, 2012 11:21 a.m.

That is effing nuts. I've only spent time on a road course twice, but I never considered the local wildlife (aside from other drivers) to be a real risk.

Mitchell SuperDork
June 18, 2012 11:35 a.m.

Can you still file a deer strike under comprehensive insurance when it happened on a track?

jere Reader
June 18, 2012 12:04 p.m.

It's a good thing that front bumper took some of that hit. If bambi had been jumped into and taken full force on the windshield it would probably ended up in your lap. Catching glass in the face sucks tho - I've been there too.

Pete240Z UltraDork
June 18, 2012 12:06 p.m.

We have a truck driver friend that told me once he fears hitting a deer and it coming into his cab and kicking him. Now I realize how easy that could happen.

Glad to hear your okay.

N Sperlo PowerDork
June 18, 2012 12:06 p.m.

I'd tell you to carve a deer into your fender, but its not there anymore.

Twin_Cam UltraDork
June 18, 2012 12:10 p.m.

Holy eff. You were a lot more quiet than I would've been. There would've been a huge, HUGE string of curses following that if it were me.

Glad you're ok, the ZO6 doesn't look too bad, either.

bravenrace PowerDork
June 18, 2012 1:32 p.m.

Hey, you made headlines:

http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/

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