The Best Rally Car Crash Saves From Around The Globe
Some say you have to be insane to be a rally driver.
The near possibility of hitting into hedges and crashing into crowds offers an exhilarating and dangerous prospect, and not one for the faint-hearted.
We have picked out our favourite saves and near-misses from the Rally Car World from tracks around the world just to show you how much admiration we have for these guys…
#1: Run, snapper, run!
Norwegian driver Andreas Mikkelsen narrowly misses the trees and some concerned photographers with his Polo during the World Rally Championships in 2014.
#2: More Russ Swift than Suzuki…
Spanish driver Oscar Barroso manages to control his Suzuki Swift on two wheels after rounding a tight corner at the Rallye de Ourense.
#3: Ditched it (nearly)
Despite falling into a ditch, Rajd Rzeszowski saves his Mitsubishi Lancer to continue racing. Quick-fire reactions.
#4: “It was the biggest moment of my life.”
During the Isle of Man TT, Mark Higgins saves his Subaru from crashing. Check the reactions from his co-driver.
#5: Flippin’ ‘eck!
A test nearly turns into chaos as Dražen Ćurić manages to avoid crashing his Mitsubishi Pajero.
#6: The Dukes of 3 Series
Great save from Pritt Koik in his BMW E36 after an epic jump and slide.
#7: Aaand clip the apex… backwards…
Snowy conditions prove difficult as Christian Mitterlehner prevents his vehicle from spinning out of control.
And now for something different – the fact that no one was hurt after this crash is a minor miracle.
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