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Jari-Matti Latvala should have acted differently when he hit a spectator on the Monte, but DAVID EVANS argues organisers and fans need to take responsibility for safety too

Jari-Matti Latvala shouldn't be starting next month's Rally Sweden. He should be benched for running down a spectator on the Monte Carlo Rally.

I've heard enough of that opinion.

Can I offer an alternative view?

The Automobile Club de Monaco should be given a yellow card for allowing spectators to stand in that area and the FIA should spend some time considering a rewrite of the World Rally Championship's sporting regulations.

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Series WRC
Drivers Jari-Matti Latvala
Author David Evans