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    On the morning of the RC opening round, Rally Monte Carlo, Friday, January 24, Oit Tanak, who was hit by a major accident at the new stage SS4, left the hospital where he spent the night. On Saturday, 25, Hyundai's service was shown (photo before the rally start).

    "I don't have any pain in my body, I'll heal quickly with just a small bruise. I checked everything at the hospital, there's nothing broken and I'm not worried. I'm ready now, it was boring to be in the hospital (laughs), but the food was good because the team catered.

    It was a bit surprising for me to leave the course there. Maybe there was a slight misunderstanding when I recked. Is that the cause? The notes weren't fully open, but at speeds near that, there weren't any cautions, especially bumpies. Rather than being optimistic, it seems like I missed the pace note in various combinations. Anyway, I was surprised. Last night I spent at the hospital just in case, but now I'm focusing on the future. I never lose my confidence. Just a crash. It's common in rallies. It's normal for me.

    Of course, I wish I had spent more time learning this car. Thursday night was not a good feeling. It was a little better yesterday morning and I was going to improve it little by little. Unfortunately, it was a very short rally. However, the season is still long. We will continue to do our best to avoid the troubles and to do our best according to the schedule we have decided.

    Video of the accident? Oh, I saw about 300 times (laughs). WRCtv has been playing many times. In fact, the audience showed me at the scene of the accident. But there was nothing new from the outside. I'm experiencing it from the inside here. ''



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    Quote Originally Posted by Norm75 View Post
    Yes with anti G suits and many months training. Without can easily black out.
    How do Fia measure it? Do they have sensors on driver and co pilots suits? Or do they just use bullshit-o-meter.
    Brack may have survived many G's but with multiple injuries, and at what point he blacked out who knows.
    Don't know if you just meant the indy crash but It's in the car, like the light you can see on the top right of the Yaris dash that flashes if you crash hard enough and sends a signal with rally safe to FIA.
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    This is an example of real crash test measurement. You can see that at pretty slow 35mph crash the dummy's head acceleration reached nearly 70G. It corresponds roughly with values I have seen long time a go in the university for Skoda Felicia crash test.

    https://cdn.hswstatic.com/gif/crash-test-head-accel.jpg

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    Reigning World Rally champion Ott Tanak wants to be back in a Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC as soon as possible following his high-speed crash out of last week's Monte Carlo Rally.

    Tanak - who won last year's WRC title with Toyota - switched to Hyundai for 2020, but crashed his i20 Coupe WRC out of the Monte Carlo Rally last week on Friday.

    The accident happened on SS4, when Tanak and co-driver Martin Jarveoja were running third.


    The Hyundai left the road at 113mph and cartwheeled through a crash which lasted 14 seconds and ended with the car dropping 30 metres off a cliff.

    Tanak and co-driver Martin Jarveoja were kept in hospital for surveillance overnight, but were given the all-clear and discharged on Saturday morning. They flew home to Estonia on Sunday.

    "The biggest shame is that we couldn't spend too much time in the car," Tanak told Autosport.

    "On the first evening I did not feel too good, but we improved the car overnight and already on Friday morning it felt better.

    "But then the ride was cut a bit short.

    "It was a proper accident.

    "When the car was destroyed and it's not possible to continue, that means it was a good one.

    "The safety equipment did its job, we're happy to be here."


    "Now it's a long break in, let's say, the Tarmac championship - the next one (asphalt round) is at the end of the year. Now we have to focus on the dirt."

    Asked about the cause of the accident, he said: "We hit a bump that I didn't recognise in the recce and that sent us onto the wrong line, but it's never one thing.

    "It was a combination of things that all together caused us to go off the road.

    "As we know, accidents happen in motorsport, it's nothing new.

    "Our plan is the same.

    "This is a long season and it's time to fightback - we're fit and we're ready for that."

    Tanak's team-mate Thierry Neuville went on to win the event, overcoming Tanak's Toyota replacement Sebastien Ogier and his team-mate Elfyn Evans on the last day.

    For the next event, Rally Sweden, Hyundai has confirmed that nine-time WRC champion Sebastien Loeb will be replaced by Craig Breen in the third i20 WRC.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mirek View Post
    This is an example of real crash test measurement. You can see that at pretty slow 35mph crash the dummy's head acceleration reached nearly 70G. It corresponds roughly with values I have seen long time a go in the university for Skoda Felicia crash test.

    https://cdn.hswstatic.com/gif/crash-test-head-accel.jpg
    Interesting, and quite eye opening Mirek.
    Was it the usual vehicle projected into a solid concrete block crash test though?
    And do we know if the crash test dummy blacked out

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    It'll be interesting to see if it does affect Tanak at all.

    He's already won the Title and is very family-orientated so the crash might have a psychological impact on his speed and approach to danger.

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    Neuville,Evans ,Ogier,first one the best pass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SubaruNorway View Post
    Don't know if you just meant the indy crash but It's in the car, like the light you can see on the top right of the Yaris dash that flashes if you crash hard enough and sends a signal with rally safe to FIA.
    and here is the crux, genuine question and not just arguing for the toss, but if the car is equipped with a device that measures the G force of a crash, would it not have automatically triggered a red flag if a car had an impact measuring 100G?

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