Looking for a thrill? Try standing exposed on a corner of one of the most dangerous rallies on the planet.
Spanish rally legend Carlos Sainz Sr. was forced to retire from the Dakar Rally after this terrifying rollover into a ravine, reports Red Bull. Just under five kilometres from the end of Stage 4, Sainz lost over two hours because of the roll, which put him out of contention for a rally win.
The two-time World Rally Championship winner came hurtling around the corner as he looked to make up time after an earlier navigational error, and the rollover missed onlooking spectators by a matter of centimetres.
Fortunately, according to Road and Track 54-year-old Sainz escaped with only a little pain in his back and the spectators were able to get out of the way in time.
Finally with phone, first thanks to everybody for the support after retirement of @dakar. Disappointed but happy that nobody injured.— Carlos Sainz (@CSainz_oficial) January 6, 2017