Why rallying is still a safe sport

Why rallying is still a safe sport

The death of a woman during the Snowman Rally last weekend was a real tragedy but, as David Evans explains, it should not lead to knee-jerk reactions in the sport

As it is not a major international event, readers outside the UK may not have heard of it, but a specator was killed last weekend during the first stage of the Snowman Rally in Scotland. The event was cancelled as a result.

Nothing I write here can alter what happened in the Highlands on Saturday morning. It was an accident and a tragedy. People went to Inverness to be entertained last weekend and, on one corner, it went horribly wrong.

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