Dakar Rally car with F1 legend driving flips TWICE as it hits dune


This is the incredible moment a rally driver flips his car twice but manages to continue with nothing worse than a broken windscreen.F1 legend Fernando Alonso crashed with Marc Coma on a sand dune during the 10th stage of the Dakar Rally.Footage shows their Toyota Hilux race along the sand before sailing over a dune at an angle and rolling down the other side. .It comes after Portuguese rider Paulo Goncalves died after a crash in the seventh stage of the bike race in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.Alonso and Coma’s accident on Wednesday damaged the car, but they can be seen speeding off towards the end of the video. Share this article Share The incident set the pair back an hour and eight minutes, but they completed the stage with suspension damage and no windscreen.Ahead of Wednesday’s stage, Alonso and Coma were in tenth position, three hours and 17 minutes behind leader Carlos Sainz.Two-time world champion Alonso retired from Formula One in 2018 and has since undertaken a number of challenges in motorsport.Goncalves, 40, fell off his bike and died after 170miles of the special stage from Riyadh to Wadi Al Dawasir.He was the first competitor to die in the gruelling endurance event since Polish motorcycle rider Michal Hernik in Argentina in 2015. Dakar Rally car with F1 legend driving flips TWICE as it hits dune


Date: February 21, 2020

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