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Zabiega, Zientarski and a Ferrari


finT 12 | 167  
29 Feb 2008 /  #1
Sometimes I really cannot believe what goes on in this country. Two clowns (Polish journalists, one from Super Express rag) crashed in a lovely red Ferrari (how much can these guys earn if they're driving round Warsaw in a f###ing Ferrari?), one died on the spot and the other is critical in hospital. Now this all sounds very sad and upsetting and the press is having a field day interviewing grieving friends and talking about what a tragic loss of a great journalist and begging people to come forward if they have the uncommon blood group of the survivor, Pan Zientarski. What is hardly mentioned at all and pretty irrelevant to the story in the eyes of the press is the fact that these two guys were doing 200 km per hour down one of the busiest main drags in Warsaw, Ul. Pulawska in the middle of the day! Are we supposed to applaud them for this macho display? How stupid and irresponsible can you get. What if they had killed some pedestrians, kids, caused a pile up etc. Luckily they crashed into a viaduct pillar. Some guy was on breakfast TV saying he can't believe this happened as his friend was a great driver! More like a reckless fool. Unfortunately another in a long line of Polish driving stories on the forums!
Lukasz 49 | 1,746  
29 Feb 2008 /  #2
In the past Poles loved horses and were famous form cavalery charges.

We drive cars as we drive :P
OP finT 12 | 167  
29 Feb 2008 /  #3
Thing is Lukasz that the reason for a cavalry charge is to go into battle and kill as many people as possible, is this the same reason for a Ferrari charge down Pulawska?
Lukasz 49 | 1,746  
29 Feb 2008 /  #4
Ok I know it was irresponsible. From the other hand illegal races throught cities are popular in Poland and it is very hard to change it, there are some educational actions "Drive slower" etc. Unfortunately there is group of our ctizens with nooble ;) origin who like to drive like Zientarski.
db1874 7 | 227  
29 Feb 2008 /  #5
there's quite a few images of the crash here: arbiter.pl/galeria/ferrari.crash , apparently they weren't even wearing seatbelts.
Kasz 1 | 76  
29 Feb 2008 /  #6
the fact that these two guys were doing 200 km per hour down one of the busiest main drags in Warsaw, Ul. Pulawska in the middle of the day!

i think they crash in night or some early morning ours... ofc this is true they are max irresponsible but still some fault have polish road services... in this place where they crash u can jump rly nice even on bike =/ there is a hole in the road and then rut/forrow so its rly deaddly combination... And btw if u have ferrari/lambo or any other car that can make 200km/h easyily u gona try it one day... there is exacly same thing in Poznan there is a ul.NIestachowska i belive the best Poznan road so when summer inc ppl start to race thru the night ours...
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
29 Feb 2008 /  #7
(how much can these guys earn if they're driving round Warsaw in a f###ing Ferrari?),

The driver was an automotive journalist and the car was not his I believe - just on loan for a road test probably.
OP finT 12 | 167  
29 Feb 2008 /  #8
think they crash in night or some early morning ours

I just checked, it was 22.00. Not exactly rush hour I agree but not middle of the night either.

in this place where they crash u can jump rly nice even on bike =/ there is a hole in the road and then rut/forrow so its rly deaddly combination...

Yeah, I saw a car specialist on TV today saying a Ferrari is a totally unsuitable car for driving on the uneven Polish roads
Kasz 1 | 76  
29 Feb 2008 /  #9
Yeah, I saw a car specialist on TV today saying a Ferrari is a totally unsuitable car for driving on the uneven Polish roads

well its very sad true if u have very low undercariage(??dunno how to type it in Eng =/ ) u destroy ur shock absorber very fast...
Polanglik 11 | 303  
29 Feb 2008 /  #10
Ironically, Zientarski was used to advertise car insurance in Poland for PZU(large insurance company), and always stated the need for safe driving !
Needless to say these adverts have had to be removed.
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
29 Feb 2008 /  #11
u destroy ur shock absorber very fast...

not to mention ripping the bottom out of the sump..
hairball 20 | 313  
29 Feb 2008 /  #12
illegal races throught cities are popular in Poland

So more people will die for stupid reasons!

Edit:

The condition of the road is irrelevant. The ONLY factor involved in this pointless accident was the irresponsible speed they were travelling at.

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