Articles tagged Monte-Carlo Rally

Page 8 of October 1993 archive issue thumbnail Page 8, October 1993

Sir David Brown

The former chairman of Aston Martin Lagonda, Sir David Brown, passed away at his adopted Monaco home on September 3. He was 89 years old. Brown had wide experience of the engineering and manufacturing industries, being involved in aviation work, nautical programmes and tractor production. In the world of motoring, however, he was best known for his acquisition of Aston Martin, in 1947, to which...

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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...

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Brands Hatch Six Hours

The first round of the World Championship of Makes will be run at Brands Hatch on March 16th, with practice on the 15th. Entries already received include a works turbo charged Lancia Beta Monte-Carlo for, appropriately enough, the winner of this year's Monte-Carlo Rally, Walter Röhrl, who will be partnered by Riccardo Patrese. 

Page 23 of March 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, March 1967

Rally Review

Swedish Rally Results -- General Classification (top five): Ist: B.Soderstrom/G.Palm (Cortina-Lotus) ....43,726 penalties 2nd: S.Lampinen/T.Palm (Saab V4).....44,440 penalties 3rd: R.Aaltonen/H.Liddon (1275 Cooper S).....44,720 penalties 4th: O.Eriksson/H.Johansson (Opel Rekord) ..... 45,700 penalties 5th: I.Nassenius/B.Frodin (Opel Rekord)..... 46,105 penalties. Sweden is a very long and...

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The month in Motor Sport

January17: Al Unser Jnr escapes with a shaking after crashing his Penske heavily during testing at Phoenix. 18: Franck Lagorce, one of the European F3000 Championship favourites, signs for Apomatox. 20: Ayrton Senna laps quickly at Estoril during his first run for Williams. Eddie Irvine, whose position at Jordan has just been confirmed, is second quickest, half a second shy of the Brazilian. 20:...

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Rally review

The Portuguese Rally Politics are to sport as water is to oil, and we have no time for any situation in which race, colour, creed or political leaning can exert influence on any sporting occasion, whether it be an angling contest, a major international rally or even a simple marbles match. Last year, the brave organisers of the Portuguese Rally went ahead and ran the event in the face of strong...

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Rally review

In January's Motor Sport an advertisement offered for sale a car which had been made ready for the Peking to Paris Challenge but which was no longer required since the event had been cancelled. It most certainly has not been cancelled, but nevertheless rumours have been circulating that it had, and no doubt people have been accepting those rumours. When FISA's president insisted on calling it a...

Page 33 of November 1975 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, November 1975

The Sanremo Rally

RALLY REVIEW The Sanremo Rally Another Stratos victory IN FOOTBALL CIRCLES it is an accepted fact that teams playing on home ground have a distinct advantage over their opponents who are not. In rallying the same principle does not apply and it is for entirely different reasons that Finns are hard to beat in Finland, Swedes in Sweden and East Africans in East Africa. However, there is one notable...

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Flare's flair

The boundary of middle age tends to roll back as your years advance, and two famous cars subscribe to that theory. The Mini Cooper, born in 1962, is being prepared for yet another Monte-Carlo Rally while its old adversary, the Porsche 911, which first appeared a year later, is rejuvenated with a new rear suspension system in readiness of a second season of Super Cup competitions. Mika Hakkinen...

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3rd time lucky

Rally review After two near-misses, François Delecour's luck finally held together in Monte-Carlo,the Frenchman giving Ford its first victory in the event for some 41 years It has been said more than once that the economy of the Principality of Monaco is based on the turn of a card, the throw of a dice and the spin of a wheel. Even of such a tiny state without any real industry of its own that...

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