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WRC drivers want "stupid" artificial jumps outlawed

World Rally Championship events are building dangerous artificial jumps that should be outlawed, according to leading WRC drivers. Toyota's Ott Tanak had to retire from third place on Rally Italy last week after an incident on what many felt was a badly built jump on the Monte Baranta stage. Tanak's Yaris WRC slammed nose-first into the road, damaging the cooling system. WRC champion Sebastien Ogier led calls for a uniform approach to building jumps on stages. "We all agreed as drivers, it's not clever to build these artificial, short, kicking jumps in the middle of a long straight," Ogier told Motorsport.com. "I have nothing against jumps, I love it and they can make as many...
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