This Is What Losing Your Brakes At 120mph Looks Like.

When you are accelerating down the straightaway at 120 mph in your track-only EVO, the last thing you want to lose is your brakes.  Luckily for this driver, the driver of the silver STI on his right checked his mirrors, saw what was about to happen, and didn’t turn in to the corner.  If he had, both drivers would have been in much worse shape.  Hold on to your hats, it’s one hell of a ride.

That obviously looked pretty bad, but imagine if you could see it from the STI’s perspective. Oh wait, you can, because he had an in-car camera as well.

When all was said and done, the driver of the EVO was a bit sore, and his car needed a few new body panels. Overall, not bad. It did drive itself onto the trailer though, which indicated the drivetrain being “mostly” ok.  So what happened to the brakes?  Well, he believes that they were severely overheated just before the straightaway, which boiled the brake fluid, and caused the low pedal. Needless to say, the brakes will be getting an upgrade of some sort.

 

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