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1991 European Rallycross Review on DVD

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1991 European Rallycross Review on DVD

Another action packed year of rallycross is featured on this video review which includes the best action on the rallycrash – sorry rallycross – circuits all over Europe. The main protagonists were fiery Norwegian Martin Schanche (2.1T Ford RS200E) and Will Gollop (2.3T MG Metro 6R4 BiTurbo), who gave their yearly display of no quarter asked or given racing!

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1989 European Rallycross Championship Review on DVD

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1989 European Rallycross Championship Review on DVD

The 1989 season saw lots of expensive bits and pieces flying through the air, including a few drivers – none of whom were badly hurt. This catalogue of catastrophes spanned eleven frenzied rounds in climatic conditions ranging from Spain to Germany within six months. The Cosworth Sierras of Bjorn Skogstad and Trevor Reeves were hard […]

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Vintage Rallycross Racing at Snetterton

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Vintage Rallycross Racing at Snetterton

We’re not sure of the year but it must be late-1970s/early 1980s, Rallycross hasn’t been at Snetterton for decades…

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1987 Lydden Hill European Rallycross Meeting Gallery

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1987 Lydden Hill European Rallycross Meeting Gallery

Mark Rennison (Ford RS200), Martin Schanche (Ford RS200), John Welch (STP Ford Escort), Pekka Rantanen (Ford RS200), Matti Alamaki (Lancia Delta S4), Thor Holm (Ford RS200), they’re all here.

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Classic Rallycross Image Gallery

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Classic Rallycross Image Gallery

Gone but not forgotten, the great rallycross cars of the 1980s-1990s, we have put together a gallery of classic rallycross images from the ‘Golden Era of rallycross, we hope you lik ’em…

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Classic Rallycross Image Gallery 2

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Classic Rallycross Image Gallery 2

There were too many great photo’s not to put up a second post of the greatest rallycross cars of all time, enjoy…

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Will Gollop’s Peugeot 306 (1993-1997)

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Will Gollop’s Peugeot 306 (1993-1997)

G-Tech started working on the new Peugeot 306 in October 1993, the 306 followed the techniques and practices used in building last years 309 although the new car featured a composite floor and Safety Devices designed multi-point roll cage which was lighter and much stiffer. Double wishbone, fully independent suspension is used both front and rear. At the back this mounted onto a G-Tech fabricated sub assembly as opposed to the 205 T16 item used in last years 309, front suspension sub frame was built in-house and provides mountings for the engine and gearbox.

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Will Gollop’s Peugeot 309 T16 (1993)

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Will Gollop’s Peugeot 309 T16 (1993)

Gollop’s Peugeot 309 T16 car replaced his European Rallycross Championship winning MG Metro 6R4 BiTurbo. The Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 was designed to win World Rally Championships (and it did). The T-16 derived technology was bolted to Gollop’s 309. When European Rallycross Will Gollop announced that he would be driving a Peugeot in 1993 there were knowing nods of approval from the rallycross fraternity. The 205T16 E2 had won four titles from 1987 to 1990. However, there were questions over Gollop’s choice when details of the package that would make up his Silkolene Peugeot 309T16 ‘Supercar’ were released.

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Will Gollop’s SAAB 99 (1977)

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Will Gollop’s SAAB 99 (1977)

His SAAB 99 raced in 1977 came to him care of a violent accident, writing it off for road use, smashing a front wing, the opposite rear wing and bending the roof where it had rolled. A daunting task but a cheap competition rallycross car! Will doesn’t mind a bit of hard work, being a heavy goods maintenance garage owner and mechanic he had all the tools he needs.

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Pat Doran Wins British Rallycross Championship

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Pat Doran triumphed over adversity in the final round of the British Rallycross Championship at Croft, North Yorkshire on Saturday, when he became champion for the first time. The Sittingbourne driver suffered a torrid time during practice when his Ford RS200 blew a head gasket – desoite tge fact that it was a brand new engine installed after an expensive blow-up at the previous round.

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