That is the stunning second World Rally
Championship driver had the luckiest of escapes.
Estonian driver Ott Tanak dramatically
failed to steer his car clear of an embankment in Mexico,
because the automobile plunged into the deep water beneath.
The M-Sport driver, alongside his co-driver Raigo Moelder,
managed to shortly take away their seatbelts and restraints to
escape completely effective.
Much more remarkably, the automobile was recovered from the waters
and rebuilt in time to hitch the race – with Tanak and Moelder
being remaining behind the wheel.
On the crash, Tanak stated: “As quickly as we opened the doorways the
automobile was gone in only a few seconds.
“I additionally had an issue with my intercom wire as a result of it did not
come free and was dragging me beneath the water. We have been actually
After the automobile was recovered, the group drained the engine,
earlier than having to vary a bunch of various components within the
It was submerged on the backside of the ocean for roughly
10 hours, so
the recovery effort was commended by Tanak.
“That is one thing that we now have by no means seen earlier than,” Tanak stated.
“The automobile has been gone all day, submerged on the backside of a
lake, filled with water, and the group needed to do a full rebuild in
simply three hours.”
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