Category Archives: Rallying

Colin McRae (1968–2007)

By the time he was eight Colin McRae was riding off-road motorbikes and in his early teens he became the Scottish schoolboy motor-cross champion. Yet his real passion was cars and after a number of preliminary events he entered his first formal rally, the Kames stages, in 1985, driving a borrowed Talbot Avenger 1600, coming […]

Richard Burns (1971–2005)

Richard’s interest in motor cars became apparent at a very early age and by the time he was eight he was to be found practising his driving skills on a circuit of some 165 yards around the yard of his parents’ farmhouse. He also gained driving experience by volunteering to reverse horse trailers at his […]