VIDEO: Jetman Dubai races against F1 driver

Watch this thrilling video of Jetman Dubai racing against a former F1 driver in the desert

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What do you get when you put Dubai Jetman Yves Rossy and former Formula One race driver Martin Brundle in the middle of the desert? A thrilling time that’s what.

A new video shows the adrenaline-seeking pair take on one another to see who’s fastest, the one who’s great on four wheels or the chap who likes to feel the wind in his, ahem…hair.

The video starts with a message that warns viewers the clip was filmed on a closed road with professionals, so don’t try this in your free time.

Hopping in his red 2016 Jaguar XJR luxury sedan, Brundle warns Rossy, “Don’t underestimate my car. It’s made from aluminum, it’s got 500 horse power.”

Tumbling out of a Skydive Dubai plane, with four engines pushing him in the air, Jetman flies at 2,500 ft as they complete to cross the finish line first.

The short video from Jaguar Australia demonstrates the “benefits of lightweight construction on agility, control and handling in both the air and on the road”.

It comes one month after we saw Jetman, a former fighter pilot, race alongside an Emirates Airline plane. The video starts, showing the aircraft casually making its move along the coastline, before the two 'pilots' come into view alongside. For more than a minute, the pair dance in parallel with the jumbo, keeping pace quite comfortably directly above the wings. The background shows the iconic Palm and Downtown skyline, as well as The World Islands.

Watch the video below to find out who wins:

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