Two car-jumping stunt drivers who belong to the same daredevil family broke world records on the same day.

This incredible footage shows thrill-seeker Tanner Godfrey jumping a UTV – a two seater off-road vehicle – 200ft through the air.

Up, up and away for Tanner

Up, up and away for Tanner

The 26-year-old smashed the previous UTV jumping record of 198ft in 2014.

After his amazing feat, Tanner’s uncle Gregg Godfrey, 46, launched a huge semi-truck an amazing 166ft over iconic adrenaline junkie Evel Knievel’s restored gas guzzler.

Just like his nephew, Gregg obliterated the previous 83ft high world record for a semi-truck, also set in 2014.

Both stunts were filmed at motor-sport event Evel Knievel Days in Butte, Montana, which was organised by Gregg.

The 46-year-old was dressed in his hero Evel’s famous jump suit for his career-defining leap of faith.

The history-making duo are both part of famous stunt family the Godfrey Clan, who hail from Draper, Utah.

In 2007, Tanner suffered a spinal cord injury which left him paralysed from the waist down.

However, the American stunt driver has regained the ability to walk, through rehabilitation and fighting spirit.

Tanner has overcome paralysis to jump again

Tanner has overcome paralysis to jump again

‘I’ve never been one to back down from a challenge,’ says Tanner, ‘and I couldn’t wait to make this jump.

‘By setting a new world record, I want to give voice to all those who are paralysed, whether by physical limitations or internal fears.

We all have greatness within us — we just need to keep moving forward.’

Gregg spoke about the thrill of being able to jump over his hero’s famous truck which is known as the Big Red Hauler.

‘It has been an honour to participate in Evel Knievel Days, and to be able to don the suit the man himself wore, that’s a privilege beyond words,’ says Gregg.

Events like this, motor-sports heroes like Evel Knievel and the fans who root us on — we all speak the universal language of pushing human endurance.’

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