A spectator at this year's San Felipe 250 reckoned it was worth the risk of stepping in front of a racing vehicle running full-noise for an epic profile picture. This video captures one seriously ass-clenching close call.

Pro tip: Do not walk in the path of a competing race vehicle. Really, any moving car or truck is a good thing to stand clear of when possible.

But a trophy truck in the midde of a race is a particularly dangerous machine to try and barricade with your body. This woman is seriously lucky to be alive, hopefully she'll stay on the sidelines at the next race.

Here's "widescreen" version of the clip with some slow-motion for you to gasp at: