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Lucky escape!!

11 Dec 2009 4:08PM
A very near miss for this motorsport tog!! LINK BELOW.


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Metalhead 10 1.9k 2 England
11 Dec 2009 4:28PM
That was pretty close... I like the series of images showing what he actually took, and teh video at the end just in case the viewer is in any doubt as to how close it was!

The image of the spinning rear wheel is the best (though not the sharpest Wink ) You can even see shards of the concrete wall from the impact...

Scary stuff.

There's another video knocking about the internet of a guy on a bridge just as a rally car slides out of control past him. Misses him by inches...
User_Removed 13 17.9k 8 Norway
11 Dec 2009 4:56PM

Quote:...but he kept the viewfinder of his camera clamped closely to his eye

That's what it's all about... well done Andy.
andytvcams 15 10.4k 1 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2009 5:33PM
He is a British photographer so we would expect nothing less. Smile
User_Removed 13 17.9k 8 Norway
11 Dec 2009 5:36PM
You noticed too Andy.

And look who took his work... (and will be making him a LOT of bunce for both of them...)

Wilmot 9 338 1 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2009 9:24PM
Flipin eck!
sidaorb 11 3.9k 2 England
14 Dec 2009 11:07AM
Great sequence of shots, not sure at what point I would have bottled, but I doubt I would have got the 'tyre' pic Wink
cats_123 Plus
13 4.7k 28 Northern Ireland
14 Dec 2009 11:11AM
wow! Wow! wow!....in the video you can see him focusing all the way through! I suppose if you going to go, it might as well be doing something you enjoy!! Smile
ripleysalien 10 1.2k 11 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2009 12:21PM
I agree, i have been stood next to togs at Croft that duck as stuff comes our way, the idea is KNOW YOUR SPORT, and how to react and move.
I was at a drifting competition on Teesside and a driver lost control and headed right for me then stopped when I took the camera from my eye the car was about a foot away, looked farther at 17mm.
Hes a brave guy non the less.

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