Rallying isn't just dangerous for drivers, it's far and away one of the most dangerous forms of motorsport for spectators. Because of a lack of runoff areas and barriers, an out-of-control rally car is a huge danger for the fans that line the track. That's a lesson these extremely lucky Polish rally enthusiasts had to learn firsthand.

The incident happened during the Kaszuby Rally in Poland, when a Citroën C2 racer attempted to round a corner going way too fast. The driver lost control, and slid sideways into what looks like a giant stack of bricks on the side of the road. Several rally fans were ejected from the top of the pile when the car made a hard impact, although only one fan and the driver had hospital visits, and for minor injuries, at that.

Take a look below for the pair of videos. The first shows the crash at speed, while the second one is a higher-definition, slow-motion video which also covers the aftermath.


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      Narom
      • 5 Months Ago
      What happened to the idea that you should always stand on the inside of a corner?
      Typesbad
      • 5 Months Ago
      For rally spectators, they are actually pretty far back from the road. That pile of rocks was far more fortunate for them than it was unfortunate for the driver and navigator in the car.
      Myself
      • 5 Months Ago
      Oh no, watch these morons almost getting themselves killed by a rally car....
      Rob8
      • 5 Months Ago
      Rally spectators are some of the dumbest people in the world. That stuff is commonplace.
      11fiveoh
      • 5 Months Ago
      Just missed their darwin award.
      summazooma
      • 5 Months Ago
      driver's not wearing a hans device but that was a big-time, nearly-head on, impact... guys lucky.
      redssstew
      • 5 Months Ago
      I would be in Church that night!
      Johnny Lingo
      • 5 Months Ago
      I looks like the guy in the grey hoodie never stopped filming with his phone. That's the video I'd like to see. ...and the in-car camera. I'm glad everyone looks to be okay. That was close!
      CTCR
      • 5 Months Ago
      Did that guy grab the child in mid air? Looks like he took a few bricks to the back in the process.
      Crutch
      • 5 Months Ago
      Count again....it was six spectators, one of which is a child.
      • 5 Months Ago
      This practice of standing right next to the track happens in rally car racing all over the world and numerous spectators have been killed or injured. Use some common sense people! Stay well back. Think about where that car will go if it's driver loses control. You never, ever stand on the outside of a turn.
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