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Video: Vintage ROC action looks glorious

Video: 1980s rallying was hardcore

Things have changed in rallying. Never mind that the cars are more safe or that spectators are kept at a more realistic distance, the actual stages themselves could not be more different. A great example is this footage of one day of the 1986 RAC Rally. Group B cars were a bit ungainly, and while they were awesome in many ways, it’s something we can admit today. But the most surprising thing to see is just how rough some of the tracks used in a round of the World Rally Championship were.


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