Articles tagged Yvonne

Page 39 of July 1982 archive issue thumbnail Page 39, July 1982

RALLY REVIEW

Acropolis Rally MICHÈLE MOUTON has demonstrated many times that rallying skill is by no means an attribute peculiar to males. At the beginning of June she went a step further by displaying a degree of physical stamina hitherto only associated with masculinity; she won the Acropolis Rally, acknowledged as the toughest endurance event remaining in Europe. Her team-mates, Mikkola, Wittmann and...

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Lunch with... Peter Warr

The former Lotus team boss remembers the early days with Chapman, his struggles with Senna, and a certain ‘uncouth Brummie’… By Simon Taylor At its zenith, Lotus was Formula 1’s most consistently successful team, winning 71 World Championship races in 19 seasons. Ferrari’s tally for that same period was 44. Any list of the all-time greatest F1 cars must include at least four Lotuses: the...

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BMW of Munich

MOTOR SPORT visits the Headquarters of this very successful high-quality German car manufacturer The swift rise to popularity of BMW in the sporting, high-quality car market has been a notable feature in the post-war motoring scene. Saved from extinction some years after the war by the sales-success of the little Isetta and BMW 700, this former aero engine company, founded in 1916, was able to...

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Shekhar Mehta...1945-2006

John Davenport pays tribute to an East African hero who was first a Safari-winning legend, then a consummate politician The king of the Safari Rally died in a London hospital in mid-April. Five times winner of that event, his active career came to a halt with a major accident on the Pharaohs Rally in October 1987 while leading in a Peugeot 205 T16 Grand Raid. The injuries caused and an associated...

Page 57 of January 1985 archive issue thumbnail Page 57, January 1985

Lombard RAC Rally of Great Britain

Imagine a Wembley cup final taking place after the champions had clinched their position in a semi-final. Such a match, merely to determine runners-up, would be low in spectacle, devoid of significance, and by no means an attractive, sparkling package capable of generating excitement on the customary Wembley scale. Fortunately, the same criteria do not apply to rallying, and even though the World...

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