Articles tagged Don Barrow

Page 43 of March 2001 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, March 2001

Halda Tripmeter

Racing drivers who talk of finding their way around a circuit are refetring to the identification of braking and turn-in points, of discovering where the worst bumps are, and of assessing which kerbs you can take liberties with. Finding your way around in rallying is a very different proposition. The rally's route book shows competitors the roads or tracks to follow by means of tulip diagrams;...

Page 10 of August 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 10, August 2005

Obituary

Jim Bullough This former rallying champion died after a short illness at the beginning of June. In 1966 Jim Bullough teamed up with navigator Don Barrow in a Lotus Cortina Mkl and the following year they won the BTRDA Gold Star, Motoring News and RAC Rally championships. As reward for his British title Bullough got one of the first Escort Twin-Cams for '68. This was a period when British rallying...

Page 35 of January 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, January 1971

Rally review

International RAC Rally of Great Britain The finest array of factory teams ever to be assembled; the largest number of talented amateurs; and a rally whose style and concept are probably the most popular in the world among regular competitors. These things came together in November during the RAC International Rally of Great Britain, an event of such stature and popularity that one is left to...

Page 25 of June 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, June 1969

Rally Review

Rallye du Maroc Whilst Championship rallies tend to get talked about far more than any other, there are quite a number of worthwhile events of International status which are not in any championship, both in Europe and elsewhere. One of these is the Rallye du Maroc. Although there is considerable French influence in Morocco, the country has very few rallies compared with France, but its one...

Page 86 of June 2004 archive issue thumbnail Page 86, June 2004

The quiet man with a loud pedal

He didn't say very much, but whatever rally car he was given, Timo Mäkinen could make it talk. Oh, and he like a party afterwards. John Davenport saw the mighty Finn at work and play... For most of the 1960s and 1970s, Timo Mäkinen was rallying's John Wayne. He walked tall, didn't say much and was the fastest man in the joint. His public adored him. Born in Helsinki shortly before WWII, Mäkinen...

Page 46 of January 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, January 1969

Rally Review

R.A.C. Rally of Great Britain January is usually the month in which this page looks back upon the R.A.C. Rally and, despite the overshadowing influence of the London-Sydney Marathon, that is precisely what it intends to do. The first thing to remember about the R.A.C. Rally is the fact that it was really two rallies in one, an artificial division having been created in order to get through a...

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