If There’s An Award For Daftest Overtake In The Most Garish Car, This Guy Wins It

If There’s An Award For Daftest Overtake In The Most Garish Car, This Guy Wins It

The general public already holds a pretty dim view of supercar drivers, and stuff like this doesn’t really help.

On a backroad in an unknown area of Russia (where else?) an innocent, dashcam-toting motorist is just going about his daily business, entirely uneventfully. Suddenly, his world becomes a blur of noise, garishness and more than a soupçon of daftness.

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An Audi R8, driven by someone who’s clearly taken a photograph of his car with the Prisma app then requested a wrap of the result, enters stage left in the middle of a pretty unwise overtake – given how he’s about to have a head-on collision with a bus…

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Committed to the pass as he is, the R8 avoids said oncoming bus by sideswiping the camera car instead before continuing to drive off into the distance. That’s despite driving the world’s most obvious car in front of a literal busload of witnesses.

You can watch the entire bizarre clip below. This, Mr. R8 driver, is why we normal folk can’t have nice things.

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