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WATCH: Racer crashes into ditch, crowd lifts car back on track

2018-03-19 11:24

Image: Youtube

Russia - Earlier this year, 2017 Production 4WD champions 'Crazy Leo' Urlichich and co-driver Alex Kihurani rolled their rally car into a snowbank, then kept on going to win the class and finish 2nd overall in the race. 

The crash was caused by a mecahnical issue which resulted in oversteering. Before the crash you can see Leo struggling to keep the car straight in braking zones and on turn-ins. 

READ: This is rally! Racer rolls car, inside fills with snow, manages to finish stage

In yet another rally crash in the snow, a racer by the name of Marcin Szatanik, crashed his Fiat 126 into a bank of snow.

Encouragingly, fans at the race gathered in their numbers to get the car out of the snow and back on track.

Watch the video below: 

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