Ari Vatanen – “A rally car without dents is a life unlived”

“So Walter, you think this new Peugeot is too fast for the Audi ?”
“No, I only know that Ari is too fast for me…..”

This exchange took place at the height of the Group B rally era; at the time, Walter Rohrl was a works Audi driver; nowadays he is at Porsche – it is usually him who sets record lap times in new production Porsches at the Nurburgring Nordschleiffe…..

Onboard in an Escort Mk2, on the Manx Rally on the Isle of Man:

Fabulous french film detailing Peugeot and Ari’s success at the Pikes Peak Hillclimb: