Articles tagged Franz Wittman

Page 67 of June 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, June 1986

Rally Review - Corsica

Tragedy repeated in Corsica For the second year in succession tragedy has struck the Lancia team whilst competing in the Tour of Corsica. Last year Italian driver Attilio Bettega was killed when his Lancia Rally ditched and hit a tree. This year popular Finnish driver Henri Toivonen and his American-born Italian co-driver Sergio Cresto both died in a terrible accident when their Lancia Delta S4...

Page 32 of November 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, November 1982

RALLY REVIEW Cyprus Rally

RALLY REVIEW Cyprus Rally 'FOP-HEAVY, cluttered by coefficients, and with so many qualifying events that they frequently overlap, the European Rally Championship never seems to attract attention until about hallway through the year, when two or three drivers have emerged as potential winners of the series. Only then are efforts intensified, and the policy of some teams appears to be to tick over...

Page 34 of March 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 34, March 1981

Rally Review

Monte-Carlo Rally They say that the most ferocious animal in all Africa is neither cat nor ape but the friendly-looking little honey badger who will often take on enemies many times its strength and weight and usually come off best. Just as size has no bearing on fighting spirit in the animal world, so the same may be said of motor cars when pitted against each other in competition. Large overall...

Page 32 of June 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, June 1985

Rally review: Tour of Corsica

Four years have passed since Jean Ragnotti won the Monte-Carlo Rally in a Renault 5 Turbo, generating all manner of speculation on whether there would be a return of the small car era. Were the days of the sixties about to be repeated, with a French car taking the place of the eminently successful Abingdon Mini? They were not, of course; four-wheeldrive soon took over, coupled with higher and...

Page 31 of February 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, February 1994

Alpenfahrt reunion

Some 20 years ago, the last Austrian Alpine Rally took place. It was forced into oblivion partly by organisational troubles and partly by authorisation difficulties which worsened year by year. So it was that the oldest rally in the book, and the one upon which the French modelled their own Alpine Rally, came to its end. Historic rallies abound nowadays, but rarely do they attract both the cars...

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