Articles tagged Alessandro FiorioNittorio

Page 33 of July 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, July 1994

Carlos and Carless

CCRIOS and While one member of the Subaru was winning his Erst WM event since late 1992k the other found himself excluded... Very few people at the 1994 Acropolis Rally could have remembered the SCDA. It was an organisation beyond the memories of most of rallying's present followers, born of the time when the event was not only scorchingly hot, throatburningly dry and eye-stingingly dusty, as it...

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First is not enough

Francois Delecour needed to win. What he didn't need was for Juha Kankkunen to fare so well... There are two ways of looking at the situation which arises when a championship is settled before it reaches its final round. The first involves disappointment that the series has not lasted its full term, and that the last qualifier will not be as fiercely contested as it might. Second, it could be...

Page 31 of December 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, December 1992

Aghini's wheel of fortune

Six victories in seven contests is more than enough to put the stamp of favourite on any sportsman and, having won six events prior to the Sanremo Rally, Didier Auriol started very much as favourite. The Frenchman was on peak form, he could handle tarmac and dirt roads equally well and hardly anyone doubted that he would add another victory to his already record-breaking tally. In the days before...

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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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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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