Video: Chevrolet Corvette crash involves nasty gutter hit

This Chevrolet Corvette crash provides a lesson on how not to park your car. Unfortunately, the Corvette demonstrates this by taking a hard hit up against the gutter during a recent autocross event in the US.

It all happens quite quickly; one minute you’re driving fine, the next, you’re sliding sideways out of control. Actually, perhaps this sounds like a recipe concocted by an inexperienced driver?

In any case, it appears the driver in this Chevrolet Corvette crash just got a bit too excited in the moment and let the V8 ‘Vette get the best of him. Both right-side wheels suffered some nasty damage, while the suspension components and alignment also took a beating. Ouch.

According to the description of the video on YouTube, this was the driver’s first outing after a break, and the tyres were cold, as was the track…

Click play on the video below and tell us what you think went wrong here.

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Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.