Articles tagged Louise Aitken

Page 54 of February 1980 archive issue thumbnail Page 54, February 1980

Ford's Sabbatical

It is just over 20 years since Ford's fortunes were rejuvenated by the introduction of the o.h.v. Ford Anglia. Since then the Dagenham end of the Detroit-based company has won just about everything worthwhile in racing and rallying, a motor sporting policy which has transformed the company's image and sales. Most of the successes have come from the Anglia's successor, the Escort, introduced in...

Page 62 of March 1983 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, March 1983

Monte-Carlo Rally

Yorkshiremen would liken it to apple pie without the cheese, Welshmen to the Llanelli rugby posts without their sospan cappings, whilst Scots would probably mutter darkly about kilts without their sporrans. The latter are essential parts of the former. Separated, they become meaningless, and many will consider this to have been the fate of January's Monte-Carlo Rally, its essence destroyed by the...

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The months ahead

By the time you read this, the Monte-Carlo Rally will be over by at least four days and the first points scores of the 1983 World Rally Championship will be known. The Opel/Audi tussle will have been renewed, with the addition of Lancia as a buffer or perhaps even the major reagent, and we will have had the first sight of the new Nissan 240 RS under competitive conditions. Renault will again have...

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The Swedish Rally

The quality of a restaurant may often be judged by the number of its patrons, or the popularity of an airline by its occupied seats, but to use patronisation level alone as a yardstick for the measurement of quality is by no means reliable, and certainly cannot be applied to rallying. Every event organiser strives to attract a full entry list containing as many leading names at the top of the...

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