Jump to content
Forums Gone... but not forgotten!

Tired of these Ads? Register Today!

  • Welcome to Forever Pontiac

    We are a community of Pontiac enthusiasts. The purpose of our community is to keep alive the Pontiac spirit by sharing (or showing off) our cars, discussing Pontiac, helping each other work on our cars and find information, plus attend various meets/shows/etc... To aid discussion, sharing, event planning and selling of parts/cars/anything, we have various parts of the website to aid this from Forums to an online Garage to Classifieds to even a Document Download Repository. You can find links to these in our navigation above based on what each section helps with (discussion, local events, learning, etc...).

    We invite you to contribute, find help or just view some of our member's amazing cars! Don't forget, we also have great contests from time to time (like our Pontiac of the Month and yearly calendar contest) and our Pontiac This OR That, a fun game where you choose the best of two randomly selected Pontiacs from our online garage.

    We look forward to seeing you around!

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Ringo64

RSS Video: Watch this motorcycle racer suffer from premature celebration

Recommended Posts

Filed under: Motorsports, Performance, Videos, Motorcycle, Humorracer-loses-by-celebrating-too-soon.jpg

Some tragedies are funny. Even if it costs you the 2012 Italian CIV championship race in Mugello.

Motorcycle racer Riccardo Russo held a three-bike lead over his nearest racer, but when he started the final lap, Russo thought he had already crossed the finish line.

Russo began his celebration by letting off the accelerator and lifting his arm, cheering for himself as all of the other cyclists zoomed past. "What does it matter?" he must have thought. As a visibly pumped Russo stood on the bike's pegs, the Yamaha Team Italia FMI racer still didn't realize he had cashed in his chips a lap too soon. And while Russo didn't lift the trophy, people will probably still remember him for this monumental flub than the gent who actually took home the hardware.

Scroll down to watch the video, which is worth watching all the way to the end, as the last lap is a fight to the finish - even without Russo.

Continue reading Watch this motorcycle racer suffer from premature celebration

Watch this motorcycle racer suffer from premature celebration originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 11 Jul 2012 19:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.<h6 style="clear: both; padding: 8px 0 0 0; height: 2px; font-size: 1px; border: 0; margin: 0; padding: 0;"></h6>Permalink | Email this | Comments

di</img>

di</img>

autoblog?i=jPl7PCXfW0c:knluvV2Ayxs:wF9xT3WuBAs</img> autoblog?i=jPl7PCXfW0c:knluvV2Ayxs:V_sGLiPBpWU</img>jPl7PCXfW0c


/>http://feeds.autoblog.com/~r/weblogsinc/autoblog/~3/jPl7PCXfW0c/

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Tired of these Ads? Register Today!


Tired of these Ads? Purchase Enhanced Membership today to remove them!
×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.