Vans will slide: fact. Codrivers are not good at drawing in a lumbering vehicle sliding around on a rally stage: also fact. The World Rally Championship put them to the test recently, and the results were, ah, predictable?
Citroën driver Kris Meeke and co-driver Paul Nagle took a Citroën Jumper up against M-Sport’s Elfyn Evans and Dan Barritt in a Ford Transit on a stage in Germany. The driver had to keep the big van shiny-side up, while the codriver was tasked with drawing the 2017 WRC car.