Articles tagged Jean Ragnotti

Page 20 of June 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, June 1984

World Rally Championship

World Championship Positions (After Safari and Corsica) Drivers (After 5 rounds) Markku Alén ..................48 Hannu Mikkola ..............44 Stig Blomqvist ................43 Massimo Biasion ............31 Walter Röhrl ...................26 Attilio Bettega ................24 Jean Ragnotti .................20 Björn Waldegård............20Makes (After 4 rounds) Audi...

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Events of note

Ford GT40s pack Tour Auto entry No less than seven Ford GT40s, headed by 2003 winner Chris Chiles, will line up for the start of the Tour Auto on 19 April. The five-day event will include visits to five French race tracks as well as a series of timed sections on closed public roads. Le Mans, Val de Vienne, Nogaro and Ledenon are all on the schedule. Star drivers in the field include Stirling Moss...

Page 24 of November 1987 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, November 1987

African Gloom

In a nutshell, the Ivory Coast Rally was a pretty rotten event. As an attempt at copying the Safari it has never, in all its 19-year history, even looked like making the grade, and the small improvement which it managed to achieve in recent editions was blotted out this year, when the already weak organisation wilted under the strain of trying unsuccessfully to meet FISA's impossible demands...

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Oris Rally Clásico

The statistics will relate that the 2014 Oris Rally Clásico was won by local hero Nadal Galiana in his tightly prepared Ford Escort, the Mallorcan beating the more powerful Porsche 911 RS of German Michael Eschmann in a duel that lasted until the penultimate stage. Mallorcans also won the more sedate ‘regularity’ category, the Castaners (father and son) taking the top step of the podium in their...

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Monte Carlo Rallye Historique

Following the barely melted tyre tracks of mid-January’s WRC event, the ACO’s Monte Carlo Rallye Historique used most of the same stages a few days later to test the mettle of historic cars and their crews. This year Mini Cooper was ‘featured model’ with 27 entered, recalling the Hopkirk/Liddon success of 1964, though an Opel would top the prize list. The relatively low attrition rate (of 309...

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Events of note

Le Mans Classic: A cast of 1000! Johnny Herbet, Patrick Tambay and Jochen Mass are some of the stars lining up for the Le Mans Classic on July 24-25. A stunning array of cars spanning 55 years of the event's history is split into six groups, each racing three times during the 24-hour period, including one night race. Over 360 cars and approximately 1000 drivers will contest the second running of...

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...

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Battling Hardman ensures that it's not all Chiles play

Tour Auto After an almighty five-day battle against the Ferrari 250LM of Peter Hardman, Chris Chiles took a second consecutive Tour Auto victory in his Ford GT40. After a mix of timed road stages and circuit races across central and southern France en route to the finish in Cannes, Chiles had a winning margin of just 13sec. For much of the event it had been a three-way lead battle courtesy of...

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Interview - Gerard Larrousse

A man with a responsibility to win at Le Mans and in F1 Gerard Larrousse takes the role of driver-turned-professional manager to a new level. Many team managers are like their football equivalents, participants freshly charged with the task of exhorting and guiding their former team-mates to even greater things. None of the motor sporting directors I have met can really match Larrousse's record...

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Ice racing: Chamonix 24-Hour Race

Snow wonder While most circuit activity comes to halt for the closed season, the sport of ice-racing thrives in winter, and the most glamorous of these Continental events is the Chamonix weekend. Known as the 24-hour ice race, this actually comprises some 15 separate heats which include driver changes and night racing, with points from six of these counting for the Grand Prix de Chamonix. Running...

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