This month in...



Ayrton Senna signs off his six-year spell at McLaren with victories at Suzuka and Adelaide (above). Franco Cunico scores a shock win in San Remo in his Escort, while Ford also wins Super Touring World Cup with Paul Radisich. Innes Ireland dies

It’s a perfect day for Brabham in South Africa as Riccardo Patrese’s BT52B wins (above), and third place for Nelson Piquet steals the crown away from Renault’s Alain Prost. Joest’s Bob Wollek secures the European Sportscar title with a win at Mugello

Mark Donohue continues to dominate Can-Am with victories at Laguna Seca (above) and Riverside in Penske’s Porsche 917/30. At Kyalami, Reinhold Joest’s Porsche 908/3 wins the Nine Hours from the Mirage of Derek Bell and guest James Hunt

Britons Ian and Pat Appleyard win the first European Touring Championship by finishing second on the Lisbon Rally in their Jaguar XK120. In the UK, Cliff Davis gives the new AC Ace (above) its competition debut on the tough MCC Rally

The MCC High Speed Trial rounds off the year at Brooklands with over 70 entries; Brian Lewis completes the most laps in his grand prix Bugatti. Oxford, led by C Winslow-Taylor’s ‘Nash (above), triumphs over Cambridge in the Inter-Varsity Trial