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Ari Vatanen + Isle of Man = Awesome

For those of you who don’t recognize the name, Ari Vatanen was a Finnish Rally driver. Famous for being bat shit insane behind the wheel. He won the World Rally Championship in 1981 and the Paris Dakar Rally 4 times. Combine Vatanen with the legendary Isle of Man and you have a recipie for full blown epic awesomeness.

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