Video: A drone’s view of the Monte Carlo Rally

See the Monte Carlo Rally from the view of a drone in Volkswagen’s awesome new viral.
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By Tom Bellingham

These days onboard cameras and spectators video makes sure that fans don’t miss a single bit of the action. Volkswagen instead decided to do something completely new and sent a remote-control drone out onto the stages to capture some truly epic footage.

The guys behind the video, FS Aviation used a tiny camera placed on a octocopter, that flew over the top of the cars during the rally.

The VW Polo WRC in action at the Monte Carlo Rally
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Volkswagen were competing in their debut rally with their Polo R WRC with Sebastien Ogier putting in a particularly impressive performance to finish second overall. Jari-Matti Latvala didn’t have such luck and crashed out during the final few stages.

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