Articles tagged John Jensen

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...

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Shortened Scottish shows its teeth

The over-the-Border equivalent of the RAC, the Royal Scottish Automobile Club, have had more than their share of public problems in staging their classic event in recent years. Last year a refinery strike at one of the major brand establishments caused the Scottish Rally to be cancelled by a committee concerned about the effect of running a motorsport event at a time when the public had...

Page 49 of March 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, March 1975

Per-Inge Walfridsson - Volvo's Super Swede

In these days of racing-car specification rally cars a regular anomaly on the leader boards has been the sight of a big, heavy, unwieldy Volvo 142, thanks to the incredible skills of the elfin, blonde-headed Swede, Per-Inge Walfridsson. Almost inevitably sideways through the forests, undeterred by snow, ice or loose stones, Walfridsson swings the big Volvos around from seat and pedals elevated to...

Page 84 of October 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 84, October 1973

Total Rally Review

Chevrolet Firenza 5-litre V8s shine but Fall wins for Datsun Of all the world's international rallies there are but few outside the World Rally Championship which can really claim to be given a great deal of attention other than in their own countries. the Arctic Rally is an obvious one (it has already been suggested by many as an ideal qualifier for the World Championship) and the British home...

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