Articles tagged Michel Perin

Page 67 of June 1986 archive issue thumbnail Page 67, June 1986

Rally Review - Corsica

Tragedy repeated in Corsica For the second year in succession tragedy has struck the Lancia team whilst competing in the Tour of Corsica. Last year Italian driver Attilio Bettega was killed when his Lancia Rally ditched and hit a tree. This year popular Finnish driver Henri Toivonen and his American-born Italian co-driver Sergio Cresto both died in a terrible accident when their Lancia Delta S4...

Page 25 of March 2009 archive issue thumbnail Page 25, March 2009

Sainz crashes, but VW still wins Dakar

Former World Rally Champion Carlos Sainz missed out on adding the Dakar Rally to his impressive CV when he crashed out of the new-look event in South America with three days to go. Sainz, a two-time WRC title winner, was leading in his turbodiesel Volkswagen Touareg when he crashed on day 13 of the event, which looped from Buenos Aires in Argentina to Valparaiso in Chile and back again. His co-...

Page 5 of February 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 5, February 1996


12:Durango, a midfield Formula 3000 team, announces Formula One ambitions for 1997. 13:ITV snatches coverage of Grand Prix racing from the BBC. with effect from 1997, with a deal which will see it pay FOCA 10 times the 'Beeb's' going rate. Veteran commentator Murray Walker, above, is left contemplating the possibility that he has just one more season remaining in F1, although sections of Britain'...

Page 8 of February 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, February 1994

This month in motorsport – cont'd.

December24: The RAC MSA hands over management of the British Rallycross Championship to the BRSCC. 27: Belgian former racer André Pilette dies, aged 75. January4: Lamborghini's future in F1 looks uncertain, as Larrousse confirms that it will switch to Ford's HB V8. 4: Talk is rife that there will be mid-week F3 races on summer evenings. The idea gets the thumbs-up from team managers. 4: David...

Page 41 of June 1991 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, June 1991

Rally Review -- Tour of Corsica

Sainz on Corse Almost since the need to drive fast began to be an essential part of rallying, those responsible for preparing cars have had two major objectives; speed and reliability. Most other claims on the attention of car builders, for example, handling, flexibility and the need to have components fitted in such a way that they can be replaced quickly at the roadside, evolve from one of...

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...

Page 20 of April 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, April 1992

Port for all

Gone are the days when the old TAP Rally had no roadbook, no mapping of any real value to navigators and presented its route merely by a list of the numbers displayed on roadside kilometre stones. If you hadn't made a reconnaissance of the whole route and made your own road book as well as pace notes, you stood no chance, and privateers who could not afford to make a pre-event run used to get...


August 2019
100 years, three cars, one epic track test



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