Articles tagged Brian Nelson

Page 60 of June 2003 archive issue thumbnail Page 60, June 2003

Munich or bust

It was quick, powerful, reliable and adaptable. With more finance – and imagination – BMW's rally contender could have been a serious rival to Escort and Stratos, writes John Davenport During the 1970s the Stratos was writing rally history. Following its first appearance in October 1974, it scored three straight world championship titles and won the inaugural FIA Cup for Drivers for Sandro Munari...

Page 31 of October 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, October 1971

British Hill-climb Championship

As mentioned in last month's Motor Sport, mid-season favourite for the Shell/RAC Hill-Climb Championship was David Hepworth and so it came as a surprise to no one when Hepworth, driving his 4WD Hepworth FF, or Guyson Shotblast Special as it is now known in deference to its new sponsors, took the title with a second place at Prescott behind a very on form Roy Lane (McLaren M10B). Although he was...

Page 72 of September 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, September 1971

British Hill-Climb Championship

It is almost as if contestants try a little harder during a Jubilee year (remember McIntyre's 100 m.p.h. TT lap?) for in the seven events so far held towards the Shell/RAC Hill-Climb Championship, now in its Silver Jubilee year, the course records have been broken at every hill with the exception of Doune where the rain proved the winner. Indeed David Hepworth's Bouley record was gained in spite...

Page 52 of August 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 52, August 1979

Rally Review

The International Rally of Brazil Although an immense amount of excitement and pleasure is generated by the established classic rallies of the world, the appearance of a new event is just as much of an attraction and it is with considerable anticipation, even curiosity, that people well accustomed to the near-institutional status of Acropolis, RAC, Safari and others go along to see for themselves...


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