Articles tagged Jari Vilkas

Page 31 of March 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 31, March 1975

Rally Review - Winter Classics

Monte Carlo Rally What went wrong with the Monte Carlo Rally this year ? Why was it that only 96 cars set out from the various starting points whereas two years ago, when the rally was last held, it attracted all of 270? The reasons are simple enough; the organisers increased the entry fee from 1,500 francs in 1973 to 3,000, piled on the useless kilometres of the concentration run to something...

Page 20 of February 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, February 2005

Track back -- 50/30/20/10 years ago

Saabs upstage Ford's effort -- Gruelling Arctic conditions prove rallying isn't simply about horsepower Sometimes it's the softly-softly approach which works. Against two works Ford Escorts and a pair of factory Fiats, Saab Finland pulled off an unexpected victory in the Arctic Rally with its ageing V4-engined 95, and rubbed it home by making it a 1-2-3. Simo Lampinen/Juohni Markkanen finally...

Page 32 of September 1974 archive issue thumbnail Page 32, September 1974

Rally Review

Rally of the 1000 Lakes: There was a time when no-one would take on the Finns on their home ground. They were good anywhere in the world, but in the country which they knew, where they acquired all their skills at early ages, they were unbeatable. That theory has been disproved of course, for Sweden's Stig Blomqvist has won international rallies in Finland both in winter and in summer, but even...


October 2019
Brawn Supremacy



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