Soper v Rouse, RS500 v RS500


Two closely matched drivers – two of the UK’s best in saloon cars, in fact – in similar Cosworth RS500s, in dry-damp-dry conditions, on the full Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit. It’s no wonder the 1988 race is a British Touring Car Championship classic.

Steve Soper and Andy Rouse got together with Dickie Meaden in the new issue of Motor Sport to talk Cossies, with Meaden having just recently stepped out of Soper’s Texaco-liveried RS500 at Goodwood.

The RS500’s story is covered in 15 pages in the May 2017 issue, available now in the app, the Motor Sport store and in UK shops on Friday.  

Inevitably this battle comes up in conversation…

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