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Rally drivers are blessed with the deepest skill baskets of any drivers, correct? Well, consider this: they have to contend with high-paced runs in succession for days at a time, changeable conditions and extremely scary jumps. Did I mention jumps?
If you still don’t believe us, have a look at Thierry Neuville earning his dollar at the Swedish Rally’s famous Collins Crest.
The Belgian came extremely close to pipping Sebastian Ogier and Andreas Mikkelsen (the two Volkswagens) in the final stage to win the rally outright. But what he did do was prove that even the stockiest of rally car can jump like a ballerina when tamed.
44-metres was the recorded span of the jump, which is allegedly a new record for that particular stretch of road. Poland’s Robert Kubica fell just short of beating the Belgian, but it was Neuville’s time to fly and his record to own.
But don’t take our word for it. Hit up the video below and enjoy 22 seconds of air.