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And sometimes you just can't catch a break. Maybe you've got a novel problem, you improvise a solution, and it just doesn't work like it was s'posed to.

The #58 Rimicci Corse team faced hilarious and incredible odds in this race. Their incessant beating exposed the weak areas of their Fiat 500 Abarth by causing unexpected and often-catastrophic failures. In this case, the front-right wheel of the car had some failure which caused the end of the right front driveshaft to shear off completely. Then as they were trying to get the car into its paddock space with a creative arrangement of car jacks, one of the jacks simply rolled on its side. Oops?

But to their credit, despite starting the race weekend with a hilarious unassisted rollover during the practice session, followed by plenty of mechanical issues, the team fought the odds and took the checkered flag after 397 laps. Which brings us to...
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And sometimes you just can't catch a break. Maybe you've got a novel problem, you improvise a solution, and it just doesn't work like it was s'posed to.

The #58 Rimicci Corse team faced hilarious and incredible odds in this race. Their incessant beating exposed the weak areas of their Fiat 500 Abarth by causing unexpected and often-catastrophic failures. In this case, the front-right wheel of the car had some failure which caused the end of the right front driveshaft to shear off completely. Then as they were trying to get the car into its paddock space with a creative arrangement of car jacks, one of the jacks simply rolled on its side. Oops?

But to their credit, despite starting the race weekend with a hilarious unassisted rollover during the practice session, followed by plenty of mechanical issues, the team fought the odds and took the checkered flag after 397 laps. Which brings us to...