They say it’s better to be lucky than good, and sometimes, that maxim extends to the world of fast cars. Because no matter how much you prep for an event, no matter how ready you think you are, auto racing is a chaotic, tumultuous thing, chock-full of surprises and unexpected occurrences. Whether it’s an erratic competitor, mechanical failure, or just plain bad timing, things can go wrong, and in that moment, you better hope luck is on your side.
As it happens, luck is definitely on display in each of these four videos, with prominent examples coming from the worlds of rally racing, drag racing, and formula car racing. And don’t worry – each of these videos has a happy ending!
Continue reading to view our list of lucky racing saves.