Articles tagged Tapio Laukkanen

Page 76 of July 2006 archive issue thumbnail Page 76, July 2006

Renault – A century

The circle is neatly completed as Renault — and its industry soulmate Michelin — carry the champion's number one in Formula One this season. For it was exactly 100 years ago that they carved out the commandments for grand prix success: technical innovation, detailed preparation, a tyre advantage, carefully choreographed pit work and neat, fast, consistent driving to a pre-arranged strategy. That...

Page 38 of October 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, October 1995

Tommi's advance

Makinen wins on home soil, but the death of a spedator casts a cloud over the downgraded Finnish classic Without full World Championship status this year, and attracting no more than a casual interest from the major teams who operate four-wheel-drive cars, the Neste 1000 Lakes Rally was considered by many in Finland to have degenerated into a local derby. Indeed, only two drivers stood out as...

Page 20 of January 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, January 1996

Rally review: McRae of sunshine

Despite setbacks during the early stages of the event, Colin McRae fought back to take a second consecutive victory on home soil. In so doing, the Scot becomes the UK's first outright world rally champion Hard on the heels of that great commotion which followed Spain's Catalunya Rally, after which the works Toyota Castrol Team was not only deprived of all its points for 1995 but disallowed from...

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