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BMW E30 M3 Rally – Patrick Snijers in 1988

Submitted by on September 10, 2014

BMW E30 M3This is more exciting than WRC in every way. Madman Patrick Snijers pushes his BMW E30 M3 to the absolute limit during the Manx International Rally of 1988.

Turning the clock back 26 years, this clip from the Manx International Rally of 1988 (now better known as the Rally Isle of Man) showcases the incredible bravery of Belgian driver Patrick Snijers.

Watch in awe as Snijers pushes his BMW E30 M3 to the absolute limit. Completely sideways and even airborne at times, however always in relative control.

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The Prodrive prepared E30 M3 looks absolutely beautiful dancing across the surface of the road at breakneck speed. There’s just something magical about lightweight, rear wheel drive cars being driven hard in a rally environment.

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The effort was more than enough to win Snijers the event.

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