Need Something To Calm Your Nerves? This POV Footage Of A Porsche GT2 Flying Up A Mountain Is Not What You’re Looking For

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If you are in need of some relaxing footage today then you might want to leave now. You can head on over to YouTube can search for a deer sipping water from a babbling brook or tropical parrots taking a bath in a waterfall somewhere in the Amazon. Or maybe what you crave is that 12-hour video of Kate Upton walking the runway or the burning Yule Log clip of a fireplace.

What I can tell you for certain that there’s nothing relaxing about this 800Hp Porsche 993 GT2 with a 3.5L Twin-Turbo engine ripping it up the Cividale-Castelmonte Hill Climb in Italy. This is white knuckle footage and it is awesome. It’s five glorious minutes of this high-performance Porsche just blasting it up the mountain.

One more feature that makes this footage even better is the car’s driver is 70-year-old Rupert Schwaiger who has bigger balls at 70 than men half his age. The multiple camera angles, both POV and side-street footage, gives us an incredible look at just how insanely close some of these turns and obstacles are to taking the Porsche out.

Enjoy:

The website Autoweek added this footage of 70-year-old Rupert Schwaiger competing in the Bergrallye Kitzeck 2019 Hill Climb and crashing his since-restored Porsche 911. This gives us a pretty good look at how quickly and easily everything can fall apart in a Hill Climb race.

My friends and I always talk about how we want to go out to Las Vegas and do one of those on-track racing days together where you pay a small fortune and they give you the keys to cars you’d otherwise never have access to but to be honest, I’d much rather give this a try for the same price. My palms are sweaty just from watching that POV footage above, I can’t imagine how much cooler it is in person.