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Drivers want dangerous artificial jumps banned

Following Ott Tänak’s unfortunate accident on the Sardinia Rally, top WRC drivers have accused events of building dangerous artificial jumps, with calls for them to be banned. Tänak had to retire his Toyota from third place in Sardinia after an incident on what many felt was a badly built jump on the Monte Baranta stage. The Estonian’s Yaris smacked the road nose-first, damaging its cooling system. Now WRC champion Sébastien Ogier has led calls to make building jumps on stages a uniform matter. 'We all agreed as drivers, it's not clever to build these artificial, short, kicking jumps in the middle of a long straight,” he said. “I have...
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