Sidecar racing passenger Sandor Pohl succumbed to injuries suffered in an accident at a Sidecar World Championship race at the TT Assen in the Netherlands. Pohl and pilot Stefan Kiser were rounding a corner when the rear of their Suzuki-powered LCR sidecar began to slide. The sidecar began to spin before the momentum caused the […]
This Used to be a Triumph Daytona 675 Race Bike [Video]
Crashes occur fairly often during motorcycle races but rarely do we see a race bike get as spectacularly demolished as this Triumph Daytona 675.
The crash took place during the Sept. 11 Donington Park round of the Triumph Triple Challenge, a support class in the British Superbike series featuring the Triumph Daytona 675.
Rider Ash Beech low sides going into a corner and thankfully slides relatively safely into the grass. I say relatively because the same cannot be said of his 675.
The video quality isn’t very good; the uploader appears to have shot the footage with his cellphone as it played on a television but commentary comes out very clearly. My favorite comment: “He sees the bike and now all his Christmases have just ended.”
Get the Flash Player to see this player.
[Source: YouTube, TwoWheelsBlog]