Articles tagged Ford Italy

Page 34 of December 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, December 1991

Rally Review -- Sanremo

Auriol at last Since the tortuous dirt roads in the mountains above the Riviera of the Flowers were all covered in spoilsport tarmac, the Sanremo Rally has never been an easy event for anyone. The rally has stages on both tarmac and dirt, which means that stocks of tyres, transmissions and suspensions all have to be doubled to cater for both surfaces, whilst test sessions also have to be...

Page 26 of December 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, December 1990

Sanremo Rally

Sainz and Sinners When Italy's Sanremo Rally ended in victory for Frenchmen Didier Auriol and Bernard Occelli in their Martini-backed works Lancia, it could not have been a surprise to them that theirs was a triumph which was overshadowed by another. Spanish pair Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya got their Toyota Celica GT4 into third place, Sainz thereby scoring just enough points to clinch the title...

Page 36 of December 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, December 1993

Ford's first win in Sanremo...or was it?

In 1966, a Ford came to the end of what was then called the Rally of the Flowers in first place. At least, that was what all the stage and road times amounted to. To all intents and purposes, Vic Elford had won the Rallye del Fiori in his works Cortina. It had been a straight fight, and a British crew had beaten the Italians on their home ground, fairly and squarely, bar the shouting. . . which...

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