‘Couloir de la mort’ – corridor of death. That was the phrase muttered by Peugeot team manager Jean Todt when he saw his friend and driver Ari Vatanen in an Argentinian hospital fighting for his life after a truly horrific accident. The road to recovery seemed hopeless.

Two years later life won – and Ari came back.

Chapters:
0:00 Road to recovery
3:20 Day 1 – A steady start
5:22 Day 2 – The battle begins
9:50 Day 3 – Hunting down the Swede
14:52 – The final day and celebrations
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1000 Lakes Rally 1987 – From Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th of August

52 special stages – 504.29 km – (9.83 km cancelled)
Total distance including road sections – 1691.45 km
Starters: 165
Finishers: 66 (40.0% of starters)

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