How rallying’s unregulated mayhem ended in 1986 after a series of horrific tragedies.

Watch Rallying: The Killer Years on BBC Select

In the ’80s, rallying had more buzz than Formula 1. A new, no-holds-barred category of extreme performance cars had taken the world by storm.

For four wild, crazy years, manufacturers scrambled to build ever more powerful cars driven by fearless mavericks who could handle the extreme power. But in this hard-hitting documentary, we discover the sport was out of control and the unregulated mayhem would end after a series of horrific tragedies.

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