“Rust To Riches” star and mechanic Constance Nunes involved in epic freak accident with Youtuber Tanner Fox behind the wheel.
If Hot Wheels thought they’d be getting a week’s worth of exposure from social media, sponsoring a Range Rover SVR during the infamous Gumball 3000 Rally, it looks like they’ll have to do with just a day. According to “not afraid to get her hands dirty” wrencher and star of the Netflix Show “Rust to Riches” Constance Nunes on her personal Instagram earlier today (June 12, 2019) team Hot Wheels is out of the Gumball due to what she’s calling a “freak accident.” Check out her post below.
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Well guys, I’ll be ending the Gumball 3000 early due to a unrecoverable incident in our @hotwheelsofficial Range Rover SVR in Greece. Unfortunately we are unable to continue the rally as drivers due to the lack of having a replacement vehicle this late in the game (don’t worry guys, we tried everything we could to get one). Sometimes freak accidents happen like this but it’s a great reminder to always be safe while on the road. @tannerfox @hunter_schuetz and myself are very lucky to have walked from this with minor injuries and I’m so incredibly grateful for that. I received some injuries from the car flipping onto my side first (passenger side for right hand drive vehicle) resulting in the airbags deploying, but overall we are all ok and in good health. I’m extremely grateful for the support we received from all the locals and the Hot Wheels chase team that jumped to assist us. The comradely attitude among all the drivers was amazing and I’m grateful for the short time I had to participate with all of them. Wishing my friend @tannerfox the best in his continuation of the rally, watch his story as he is bouncing between some amazing beautiful vehicles that are worth a see. Back to California I go to nurse my injuries, see #babystang , and prepare better for next time 💋 #constancenunes #carsbyconstance
Constance, ever a sweetheart, isn’t pointing fingers because, according to her, there are no fingers to point. It was a freak accident, plain and simple.
For reasons unknown as of this writing, Constance and driver Tanner Fox found themselves flipped over in a ditch somewhere in the middle of Greece.
With airbags deployed on her side, it looks like Constance escaped with a few minor injuries. No word yet from Tanner Fox and his social media streams as he’s probably still unpacking such a traumatic experience.
As per the Instagram stories of his good buddy Hunter Schuetz, Tanner and his gang continue on in the Gumball 3000 rally, getting a ride in a real-deal Koenigsegg Agera RS.
Here’s Tanner and Constance as they headed out earlier yesterday during the kickoff at the start and here’s a shot of the two on Instagram.
One thing’s for certain, if you’re on the fence about the safety of these new Range Rover’s, put those worries to rest because it looks like it’s quite the champ in a rollover.
Anyways, I wish the best to Tanner on the rest of his week and a safe flight to Constance as she returns home to our sunny shores.
What’s your take, if there even is one, on this little Gumball mishap? Let me know in the comments below.