Todt calls for meeting to review rally safety

FIA president Jean Todt has called for a meeting to review rally safety following the recent tragedies in the sport.

Seven people, including children and two pregnant women, were killed in Spain last weekend after a car skidded off the road during the Rally de la Coruna in Galicia.

More people are still in critical condition in hospital. 

French driver Frederic Comte was killed last week in an accident during Rally Mont Blanc.

Stefano Campana and his co-driver Robin Munz also died at the end of last month after an accident in a local rally in Italy.

On Monday, Todt called for a meeting in Geneva on 9th September with the presidents of the FIA Commissions involved in rally safety.

"The objective of the meeting is to review the recent tragic accidents that have occurred and to evaluate every possible additional measures to support and strengthen the organisers' efforts regarding both spectator and driver safety," said the FIA in a statement.

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