This is why Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is such a harrowing event; there is the constant risk of losing control and driving off the side of a mountain.

This is why Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is such a harrowing event; there is the constant risk of losing control and driving off the side of a mountain.

Unfortunately, that's exactly what happened to Bobby Regester with his Pontiac Sunfire. Ironically, thanks to a big boulder, Regester stopped from pitching down the mountain further and over the edge of another crest.

He walked away from the incident (see video below).