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Mads Ostberg 'shocked' after narrowly missing tumbling spectator

Mads Østberg had a narrow escape on the Deutschland Rally when a spectator fell off a wall onto a stage and was almost hit by Østberg’s Citroën C3 R5. It happened on Stage 5. The second run over the Stein und Wein test. The fan fell 'head first' onto the stage just as Østberg rounded a quick right-hander. [Click for video]. “This man had a lucky escape,” said a obviously shocked and shaken Østberg. “At the point where he fell, I was flat out over a high-speed jump at approximately 150 km/h! He fell into the racing line, but luckily I reacted quickly and avoided a fatal accident.” The Norwegian driver swerved left and...
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