Articles tagged Maurice Guaslard

Page 30 of September 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, September 1992

Tyred And Weary

Budgets running into several millions of pounds, the most modern technology available and the most comprehensive development and support programmes that can be amassed are still not enough to fend off one of the oldest pitfalls in the rally game — a puncture! During the Argentina Rally at the end of July the main battle, well ahead of all the others, was between the leading drivers of Lancia and...

Page 53 of December 2000 archive issue thumbnail Page 53, December 2000

Audits & Plaudits

In the final part of his Metro 6R4 story, John Davenport explains how he had to fight to keep the project's momentum going, how inter-company rivalries and red tape conspired against it, and how the team's efforts were rewarded by a euphoric World Championship debut Just as George Orwell gloomily predicted, 1984 started badly with Austin Rover Group endlessly embroiled in the pointless spat...

Page 22 of March 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, March 1995

A Spaniard in the works

Unpeturbed by his narrow defeat in last year’s WRC, Carlos Sainz got the new campaign off to a flying start "One minute we are drivers; the next we are mechanics; and then we are drivers again." So said one well-known works driver during this year's MonteCarlo Rally, when new FIA rules for World Championship qualifiers, particularly regarding servicing, came into effect for the first time. He...

Page 24 of March 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, March 1992

Tradition preserved

Whoever first wrote, or said, that tradition dies hard didn't just create what has become an innumerably repeated chestnut, but told a lie. The reason? A tradition doesn't die at all, either hard or otherwise. It can be ignored, forgotten or even deliberately suppressed. But die? Never! A true tradition, and that does not include those invented by some journalists to lend artificial weight to...

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