Brutal WRC Crash...

spalind

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Wow...I was amazed this driver walked away with nothing worse than a scratch on his cheek...
WRC Crash
 

baja619

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May loose his WRC ride because that was his 3rd race ending crash...
 

RCJoslin

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wow, that is insane.....
 

zjohnson

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Holy pucker factor! Awesome to see everyone walked away.
 

JPBart

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dirt, sky, dirt, sky, dirt, sky, dirt, sky, dirt, sky, dirt, sky, dirt, sky, dirt, sky, dirt, sky, dirt, sky, dirt, sky, dirt, sky, dirt, sky, dirt, sky, dirt, sky, dirt, sky

That's how many times I counted it rolling. I'm getting dizzy thinking about it...

Lucky they weren't killed but that car is beyond dead.
 

michael_loomis

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amazing footage... glad they walked errr stumbled away...

whats insane to me is that it doesnt happen more often... those guys have great skill.
 

Dezertpilot

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amazing footage... glad they walked errr stumbled away...

whats insane to me is that it doesnt happen more often... those guys have great skill.
For sure, I wonder if the factory's have a certain amount of $ set aside for cars that get totalled? Like the race manager telling his crew at the start of the season, "Alright guys we can wreck 4 cars this season before we have to pull out". But to tell you the truth I bet the only reason he would lose his ride would be due to not totaling the car but that the team couldnt possibly move on. I bet they have at least 5 spare cars ready.
 

M_Solms

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If that tree didn't stop them I think they would still be rolling now.
It looked like they still had a long way to go to the bottom.
The cage builder should get a bonus.
 

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dang, says it is no longer available. :(
 

DSRacing

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The link in the first post works for me. Here is the same video on youtube,

[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrRNxB3i9rg"]YouTube - Latvala big crash Portugal 09 wrc[/ame]

It looks like they made some improvements in the cage design compared to a few years ago when far less extreme impacts would have caused the cage to collapse.
 

jo maoma

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i was just checking to see if this had been posted. amazing that they walked away....
 

Ziggy

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Just looked at it.
Amazing that they survived not to mention minor injuries.
 
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