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WATCH: Sebring racer's Audi suffers heart-breaking failure on final lap

2018-03-19 08:46

Image: Youtube

Sebring - Tom Long, a racer in the 2018 Continental Tyre Sportscar challenge blew a 21-second lead and failed to complete the race on the final lap.

Driving in an Audi RS3 LMS TCR, the racer is seen pulling over to the side of the track despite a healthy lead. After running out of fuel, the driver attempted to restart the car as his competitors overtook him.

The championship is organised by the International Motor Sports Association. There are three classes of the competition, namely the Grand Sport, Touring Car and Street Tuner.

Long competed in the Touring Car group and finished last. 

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