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Frank Lecerf teaches Romain Grosjean how to drive a Renault at speed without crashing

by | 14th, February 2013

PA 13133530 Frank Lecerf teaches Romain Grosjean how to drive a Renault at speed without crashing

FRANK Lecerf’s car wanted to go Belgium. Quickly. His adapted Renault Laguna stuck at 125mph. (Mr Lecerf is a registered epileptic.)  The brakes failed. Whenever he braked, the car sped up. Mr Lecerf kept going until the petrol ran out. It turns out like most things – wine, mussels, celebrities, politicians and buter, which all have silos and lakes based in Belgium  – cars also like to die there.

Mr Lecerf had driven from Pont-de-Metz, France, to Alveringem in Belgium. As he says:

“My life flashed before me. I just wanted it to stop.” 

He’s suing Renault, which is most likely amazed its car could go that far for that long. Renault’s F1 first-lap-crash master Romain Grosjean is said to be “concerned” at his new rival’s prowess…



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