WATCH: Rally driver tests his mettle

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08 May 2017 - A rally driver in the Canary Islands loses grip on a high mountain bend and smashes into a roadside barrier, with a sheer drop on the other side.

08 May 2017 - A rally driver in the Canary Islands loses grip on a high mountain bend and smashes into a roadside barrier, with a sheer drop on the other side.

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08 May 2017 - A rally driver in the Canary Islands loses grip on a high mountain bend and smashes into a roadside barrier, with a sheer drop on the other side.

08 May 2017 - A rally driver in the Canary Islands loses grip on a high mountain bend and smashes into a roadside barrier, with a sheer drop on the other side.

CANARY ISLANDS - A rally driver in the Canary Islands lost grip in a corner on a high mountain bend and smashed into the roadside barrier.

One wonders if he knew of the sheer drop on the other side ...

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