Articles tagged Sears Roebuck

Page 90 of October 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 90, October 2004

The rise of Fall

From Yorkshire and a Mini to a GM competitions boss. Tony Fall tells John Davenport how he did it Tony Fall was a rally phenomenon in the 1960s. Just as the works teams were starting to go all Scandinavian, along came this cheerful young lad from Yorkshire to give them a run for their money. His first event outside Britain was the Alpine Rally of 1965: he finished eighth in a Mini Cooper S and...

Page 42 of July 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, July 1989

Rally review: Acropolis Rally

Lancia eases the strain If someone had asked us whether the Acropolis Rally had ever been won by a crew in a Lancia Fulvia or a Stratos, and demanded an immediate, off-the-cuff answer, we would probably have answered that both these eminently successful cars of the past had the Greek event included in their list of victories. We would have been wrong, of course. An Aurelia won in 1958, but it was...

Page 96 of January 2007 archive issue thumbnail Page 96, January 2007

Into Africa

Porsche and success in endurance events seem intertwined. Not so in rallying, claims John Davenport Photography: McKlein A magician by the name of Antony Noghes once conjured a race track from the thin air of dreams and punctured pride. It was a trick that astonished the racing world, for he was limited by a tiny piece of real estate, hemmed in on one side by the unyielding nation of France and...

Page 33 of May 1972 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, May 1972

East African Safari

Unsophisticated, crude. rugged, sweaty, even primitive; these are adjectives which, on the face of it, can hardly be considered complimentary. Yet when they are applied to the East African Safari Rally there can be no person who has ever had anything to do with that event who would deny that they are applicable in the most complimentary sense possible. Some years ago we described that event as...

Page 30 of May 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, May 1971

Rally review

Since its beginning in 1953, when expatriate enthusiasts in East Africa organised a 2,000-mile rally to celebrate the coronation of Elizabeth II, the East African Safari has steadily developed from an unsophisticated battle against the elements to a world-class motor rally which tests car and crew to the full. It has long ceased to be an expedition, and what was once a series of push, pull, dig...

Page 36 of July 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, July 1992

Auriol: Greece Lightning

Not so long ago, Frenchman Didier Auriol was known as the man whom Lady Luck has passed by. Time after time, disaster struck just when it seemed that he would get a good result. His performances were excellent, but something always seemed to go wrong and he notched up retirement after retirement. However, 1992 has seen an about turn for Auriol and his co-driver Bernard Occelli. After winning both...

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