Journalist Crashes Prototype Chevrolet, Gets Asked To Leave

Journalist Crashes Prototype Chevrolet, Gets Asked To Leave

If you get offered the chance to test drive a 2016 model of, well, any car, here’s a tip: Don’t crash.

Especially not on video. That would be bad. Very bad.

Unfortunately that’s exactly what one Jalopnik journalist did during an on-track media event for the latest Chevrolet Camaro in Michigan.

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Whilst driving the V6 automatic Camaro, he hit a corner a little too enthusiastically and ended up slamming into the tyre wall, damaging the left-hand panel and front wheel on the prototype muscle car.

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Unsurprisingly, he was asked to leave.

The unfortunate American, who attributed the accident to his enthusiasm to try and up with the lead car – a much faster V8 Z28 track special – was genuinely regretful and expressed his apologies to Chevrolet in the video.

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Whilst we feel bad for the guy, we also can’t help but laugh.

As the old proverb goes: ‘One man’s misfortune, is another man’s laughter.’ At least it’s something like that. Here’s the video in full.

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