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|Harry Clayton's borrowed M.G. hit by a falling Alfa Romeo. Cars travelling too high on the banking for their speed would slip down, often with disastrous consequences. The correct procedure if this happened would be to steer left so as to increase speed and avoid rolling over but in this photograph you can see clearly that the Alfa driver was hopelessly trying to maintain height to avoid hitting the M.G. Clayton's M.G. by being pointed up the banking would, if it had the speed, inevitably go over the top. You can see that he had already applied some opposite lock to try to avoid this happening. Slipping down the banking broadside on would inevitably make the car roll over at high speed. Fortunately Harry Clayton survived to race again. Click the red button to see more of this unfortunate incident.|
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