Articles tagged Mark Stacey

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Making amends

Colin McRae had endured a miserable 1994 prior to New Zealand. There had even been talk that his place at Subaru was in jeopardy. But then. . . After an indifferent year during which his feet have sometimes been given greater credit for intelligence than his brain, a driver has walked away with a World Championship rally victory by the comparatively huge margin of well over two minutes, less than...

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RALLY REVIEW - RALLY AUSTRALIA

Telecom Gold Colin McRae continues his run of success in the Antipodes This year's Telecom Rally Australia lacked nothing of its former stature, despite having lost its full World Championship status to become a qualifier in only the two-wheel-drive, two-litre series, which is considered no more than a little brother of the major championship even though talk (and so far it is only talk) says...

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Bitter sweet

Juha Kankkunen's victory delighted Toyota, which became the first Japanese manufacturer to take the World Championship, but celebrations were overshadowed by the death of popular Kiwi Rodger Freeth Sadness and delight came together during September's Rally Australia, backed primarily by Telecom Australia. With an outstanding win, virtually unchallenged, Juha Kankkunen and Nicky Grist scored...

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Kiwi polish

Colin McRae takes a third straight win in New Zealand, and keeps his slim WRC hopes alive. Sponsorship of events, teams and drivers by tobacco companies, notably to promote particular cigarette brands, has been as common for many years in rallying as it has in other sports. The reason is straightforward. Tobacco advertising is severely restricted in many countries, banned altogether in some, and...

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New Status, New Symbol

With a re-named sponsor and restored championship status, the Rally Australia drew a world-class entry, an an unexpected victor. Before you think that Australia's contribution to the World Rally Championship has acquired a new sponsor, let me explain that it is the same one as last year, with a different name. Australian Telecommunications has combined bits of its former title to become known as...

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