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Video: A Close Call for Timo Rautiainen

Submitted by on April 4, 2012

I have great respect for rally navigators. It is the very definition of huge cojones (or possibly madness) to sit next to a mad rally driver while shouting instructions that he can barely hear as you blast past all manner of hazards completely sideways on what ever traction-free surface the day has conjured up, all at well over 100 miles per hour.

In this video Timo Rautiainen encounters a completely terrifying and unexpected hazard when a steel bar penetrates the bottom of his car, goes through his seat and seat cushion, and gives him a rude shock………..Marcus Gronholm explains

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