Video: Rally drivers somehow walk away from this terrifying crash into a tree 5 years ago

Video: Rally drivers somehow walk away from this terrifying crash into a tree

New pants, please.

French rally driver Yoan Droumenq and co-driver Gabriel Durand walked away shocked, but otherwise uninjured, after this terrifying smash in the Rally Ronde de la Durance over the weekend.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cfcJG5WqzQ

After hitting the bank on the righthand side of the stage, the rear of the car flips into a tree and is absolutely flattened.

We’re just glad the cockpit of the car didn’t hit the tree, otherwise the lads wouldn’t have been so lucky – or alive, for that matter.

It looks even more terrifying in .gif form…

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Image via Jalopnik.com