Articles tagged Fred Gocentas

Page 56 of November 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, November 1994

RALLY REVIEW - RALLY AUSTRALIA

Telecom Gold Colin McRae continues his run of success in the Antipodes This year's Telecom Rally Australia lacked nothing of its former stature, despite having lost its full World Championship status to become a qualifier in only the two-wheel-drive, two-litre series, which is considered no more than a little brother of the major championship even though talk (and so far it is only talk) says...

Page 42 of August 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, August 1992

King Carlos

One of the reasons for New Zealand's great enchantment and fascination is its remoteness. No one ever goes there on the way to somewhere else because there's pretty well nowhere else to go. It has thus escaped most of the ravages of popular tourism. It is by no means a backward country - its cities, resources and amenities are as modern as any you will find in the world but the visitor cannot...

Page 24 of November 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, November 1993

Bitter sweet

Juha Kankkunen's victory delighted Toyota, which became the first Japanese manufacturer to take the World Championship, but celebrations were overshadowed by the death of popular Kiwi Rodger Freeth Sadness and delight came together during September's Rally Australia, backed primarily by Telecom Australia. With an outstanding win, virtually unchallenged, Juha Kankkunen and Nicky Grist scored...

Page 41 of September 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, September 1995

Kiwi polish

Colin McRae takes a third straight win in New Zealand, and keeps his slim WRC hopes alive. Sponsorship of events, teams and drivers by tobacco companies, notably to promote particular cigarette brands, has been as common for many years in rallying as it has in other sports. The reason is straightforward. Tobacco advertising is severely restricted in many countries, banned altogether in some, and...

Page 30 of August 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, August 1991

Rally Review -- New Zealand Rally

Sainz' Kiwi Adventure The New Zealand Rally has, for a number of years, experienced a love-hate relationship with FISA. It has been in and out of the World Championship several times, and even this year was not among the first list of definite qualifiers announced by FISA. Instead, it was in the short list of four from which three qualifiers were chosen late last year, long after the bulk of...

Page 37 of September 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, September 1993

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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