Articles tagged Derek Ringer

Page 4 of October 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 4, October 1993

The month in Motor Sport

August 17: Rene Dreyfus, one of the last survivors from motor racing's Golden Age, passes away in his adopted New York, aged 88. 17: NASCAR drivers finish testing at Indianapolis, in preparation for the Brickyard's first stock car race in August 1994. Kenny Wallace left the circuit with a broken shoulder, and John Andretti with a red face, after losing control and prompting a multi-car accident....

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Scot of the Antipodes

Colin McRae has always promised to end Britain's barren run in the World Rally Championship. In New Zealand, he fulfilled it There can be no denying that, throughout the year, the Subarus of Prodrive have displayed rally winning potential. They have been fast, stable and reliable, and have been in the hands of drivers who were eminently capable of success, the youthful Colin McRae as much a...

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20,000 mourn McRae

More than 20,000 fans of Colin McRae flooded the streets of Lanark on September 30 to pay their respects at his memorial service. Some 750 family members and friends filled St. Nicholas’ Church, including his former co-drivers Derek Ringer and Nicky Grist, and many other admirers from the motor sport world such as Damon Hill, Dario Franchitti, Alan McNish and Marcus Grönholm. Large TV screens...

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Diary

The Month in Motor Sport Aug 20/26: Carlos Sainz and Luis Moya forfeit the Rally of 1000 Lakes after damaging their Toyota over a crest. Juha Kankkunen and Juha Piironen triumph for Lancia. Aug 22: IMSA Championship leader Geoff Brabham suffers two fractured vertebrae, three broken ribs and abrasions after his Nissan has a puncture at 185mph at Road America, Elkhart Lake. Aug 22: Veteran hot...

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New Status, New Symbol

With a re-named sponsor and restored championship status, the Rally Australia drew a world-class entry, an an unexpected victor. Before you think that Australia's contribution to the World Rally Championship has acquired a new sponsor, let me explain that it is the same one as last year, with a different name. Australian Telecommunications has combined bits of its former title to become known as...

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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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