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Rally racing with drones makes the heart beat faster

February 27, 2013

Off-road rally racing remains an underappreciated sport on these shores, and I blame sheer laziness. It's easy to sit on the couch and watch tube-frame cars roll around in single-file circles. It's harder to camp out, often in knee-deep snow, for a chance to see a bit of the action one car at a time. Yet as this video by the team that runs drone camera copters for Volkswagen shows, the thing we Americans may think of as obstacles only add to the fun: