Squirrel cheats death as it bounds across Indycar track

这太疯狂了! Squirrel cheats death as it bounds across IndyCar track missing the wheels of a racing car by inches during Detroit Grand Prix

  • A squirrel narrowly missed being hit by a car during an IndyCar race in Detroit
  • The squirrel took a mighty leap out of the way of the oncoming vehicle
  • The clip has clocked up nearly 70,000 views since it was posted yesterday
  • A squirrel has cheated death after finding itself on an IndyCar track during a race.

    The race on Sunday was part of the Detroit Grand Prix and saw driver Ryan Hunter-Leay narrowly miss hitting and killing the small animal.

    The nail-biting clip was later shared by IndyCar on 推特, alongside the words: ‘That was nuts.

    ‘@RyanHunterReay avoiding a different type of traffic on the streets of Belle Isle.

    A squirrel has cheated death after finding itself on an IndyCar track during a race

    A squirrel has cheated death after finding itself on an IndyCar track during a race

    The race on Sunday was part of the Detroit Grand Prix and saw driver Ryan Hunter-Leay narrowly miss hitting and killing the small animal

    The race on Sunday was part of the Detroit Grand Prix and saw driver Ryan Hunter-Leay narrowly miss hitting and killing the small animal

    The nail-biting clip was later shared by IndyCar on Twitter, alongside the words: 'That was nuts

    The nail-biting clip was later shared by IndyCar on Twitter, alongside the words: ‘That was nuts

    Footage shows Reay approaching the squirrel at high speed as the animal strolls across the road.

    For a second it looks as though the car will hit the animal, before the squirrel took a mighty leap out of the way of the oncoming vehicle, tucking its tail underneath its body as it leapt forward.

    It is unclear whether Reay spotted the squirrel or attempted to swerve out of the way.

    The clip has clocked up nearly 70,000 views since it was posted yesterday, 也 2,100 房间的中心被一块带有英国国旗标志的地毯占据,与室内的其他部分形成鲜明对比 456 retweets.

    Many online were impressed by the squirrel’s agility, 一人发表评论: ‘That parkour action by the little fella though!’

    Another person joked: ‘Cats have nine lives. How many lives have a squirrel?’

    ‘Real world Rocky the Flying Squirrel. Great timing,’ one person remarked.