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Pace notes caused Ogier crash

Pace notes caused Ogier crash Sébastien Ogier blamed a pace note error during the recce for last weekend’s Vodafone Rally de Portugal crash which cost him the FIA World Rally Championship lead. He retired after damaging his Ford Fiesta against a tree stump in the second pass through the Viana do Castelo speed test. Broken suspension sent him slithering into the trees at the next corner and he retired from the leg. “Rather than being a driving error, it was a mistake in the pace notes. I had never seen that little tree root hidden in the bank on the inside of the bend. A few centimetres difference in my line were enough to let me find out it was there and it broke a...
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