We had heard about motocross-champ-turned-rally-driver Travis Pastrana's horrendous crash at the Colorado Cog rally in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. We didn't think much of it because, hey, it's a rally, people crash. But Brian Scotto pointed us to the Vermont SporstCar Rallying website where a video that simultaneously displays three angles of the crash has been edited together. If you hit the "Download" button you can watch longer clips of all three angles separately, which we preferred. Pay special attention to the photographer in one video running for his life from a rolling Subaru headed his way.

Pastrana himself describes best what happened that led to the double-digit rollover: "Coming off a long fast straight, into a left 5- over crest, I knew the second we could see the corner that we were carrying more speed than I had talent." If you've ever spent time driving a car competitively, you know that feeling when you realize the limits of your talent were left behind about two corners ago and you've suddenly become a passenger on a very scary ride.

Pastrana and his co-driver walked away from the crash with bruises, but it did knock the team out of contention for a solid third-place in the Overall Rally America National Championship.




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