Articles tagged Malcolm Wilson

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Events of note

Goodwood Festival: It's a family affair With a central theme of 'Young Chargers, Old Masters', the greatest racing dynasties in the history of the sport will be celebrated during the 2004 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Every summer, Lord March and his team transform the grounds of Goodwood House into a glorious commemoration of everything that is wonderful about motorsport. Star names, star cars,...

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Carlos and Carless

CCRIOS and While one member of the Subaru was winning his Erst WM event since late 1992k the other found himself excluded... Very few people at the 1994 Acropolis Rally could have remembered the SCDA. It was an organisation beyond the memories of most of rallying's present followers, born of the time when the event was not only scorchingly hot, throatburningly dry and eye-stingingly dusty, as it...

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Finntasia

When Mikko Helander, then manager of Finland's Teboil Team which existed to help promising private drivers, told me after an Arctic Rally many years ago that a little known driver called Ari Vatanen would one day become world champion, I was sceptical. I had been approached by self-considered talent scouts many times before and I was not easily convinced. A few years later, after Vatanen had...

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Wilson, Grist for RAC

Two of the people most closely associated with the late Colin McRae’s rallying career will take part in the fifth Roger Albert Clark Rally in mid-November. Malcolm Wilson, team boss of Ford’s World Rally Championship team, will tackle the event for a second time in a freshly prepared Ford Escort Mk2, while McRae’s former co-driver Nicky Grist will make his debut on the three-day rally alongside...

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Mobil 1 Rally Challenge

Mobil 1 Rally Challenge Barrie Hinchcliffe Productions Limited, Boston House, 36138 Fitzroy Square, London, W1P 5LL. Released by Virgin Vision. Running time — 115 mins. £9.99 For those who either missed BBC Grandstand's rally challenge, or for those who wish to have a permanent record of the event, this lengthy video is the answer. With the familiar voice of Steve Ryder providing the informative...

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Jobs in high places

Myerscough College offers a hands-on approach to learning about motor racing, which has led many of its students to the likes of M-sport and McLaren There are six students huddled around a computer screen watching my onboard video and I hear one ask, “Is he any good?” They’re not words I want to hear. Let me explain. Myerscough College from Preston has asked me up to Silverstone to test one of...

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Wales of anguish

The cancellation of this year's Rally of Wales makes John Davenport think back to another 'Welsh' — the Clubman's International that went a stage too far... History has a habit of repeating itself. Earlier this year rally enthusiasts got a helping of déjà vu when they read the headline 'Rally of Wales Cancelled by Entry Shortfall'. Only 10 years before, the Welsh International Rally had foundered...

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Around and About

Surveying those who watch . . . Publimotoring of Geneva have released more figures showing the kind of people they found watching 1979 Grands Prix. They asked just over a thousand spectators from seven countries at the Belgian, French, British and Monegasque World Championship races a little about their background. The commercial reason behind the survey was to find out what sponsorship...

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The month in MOTOR SPORT

APRIL Mercedes-Benz confirms that it will supply engines via Ilmor to Penske for the Indianapolis 500. Successful Formula Ford racer Roger Eccleston dies after a lengthy illness. Eccleston was particularly well-known for his exploits with a Crossle 25F in the Midlands and the North-West. Michael Schumacher takes a second straight F1 win in the Pacific GP at TI. Pole-winner Ayrton Senna retires in...

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World Rally Cars raid the Riveira

Subaru won the Monte Carlo Rally, but not before a bloody fight with Mitsubishi and Ford. Andrew Frankel was there In the end it wasn't speed or sublime talent that won the first round of the 1997 World Rally Championship for Piero Liatti and Subaru, although both played a part. As ever with this maverick event, it fell simply to the team that made the fewest mistakes, the victory proving just...

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