The motorist of a Nissan GT-R mislaid his life Saturday morning in a racing collision during NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, Louisiana.
According to The New Orleans Advocate, 52-year-old Jeff Hagaman of North Carolina was pushing a Nissan GT-R during speeds above 200 miles per hour as partial of a single-vehicle run on NOLA’s 5,300-foot drag frame during 9:21 am, believed to be partial of an eventuality during a lane called a WannaGoFast New Orleans Half-Mile Shootout. During his run, he mislaid control of a vehicle, according to a orator for a Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, with witnesses saying they saw a automobile hurl mixed times. On-scene puncture medical staff responded immediately, yet to no avail. Hagaman has not been strictly identified as a deceased, yet mixed amicable media posts name him as a motorist of a car.
“Been racing around him for years. Guy was full of life and not a rookie racer,” settled Steven Eades, owners of Rock Solid Motorsports, to The New Orleans Advocate. “He was always racing anywhere he could opposite a country.”
“NOLA Motorsports Park offers a deepest sympathies and condolences to a family of a driver,” combined a racetrack in an central statement. “They will be in a thoughts and prayers.”
A amicable media post by one Brandon Hentges alleges that a GT-R was a highly-modified, 2,000-horsepower vehicle. Hentges attributes rough lane aspect for Hagaman’s purported detriment of control. He states that he also dispossessed his prepaid event during a tip speed run out of regard for his possess safety.