Rally Footage Worth Losing A Drone Over

GIF via WRC and DJI

The World Rally Championship visited Sardinia earlier this month, a rough, high-flying event that ate at least one drone. Here’s the (non-crashing) footage that made one drone’s demise worth it, at least in my eyes.

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It’s almost like drones were made specifically to shoot rallying—the clear view, covering rough roads at full speed through narrow, twisting mountain cuts.

A big part of why we’re in a golden age of rally footage, of rally appreciation I would guess, is down to these aerial shots.

Now I just wish that DJI would release the footage of the drone getting eaten by Esapekka Lappi’s Toyota on that jump.

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