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A look back: Colin McRae’s 50th birthday

McRae, Subaru, Bunnings jump - what a combination. Photo: Troy Amos

Colin McRae was an icon to so many.

The Scotsman, who was tragically killed in 2007, would have celebrated his half century today.

50 years on from his birth leaves us a chance to reflect on some of his most iconic moments.

New Zealand ’93, Great Britian ’95, and the heartbreaking final round roll in 2001.

His endeavours in Australia and New Zealand are arguably some of his greatest, and it’s the manner in which he drove which stuck with us all.

Head over to our social media channels to share your favourite McRae memories.



Declan Dwyer and Craig Adams have given us the third winner in as many rounds in this year’s MRF Tyres South Australian Rally Championship.

This Saturday’s Hyundai NZ Gold Rush Rally of Coromandel in New Zealand represents unfinished business for Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon – it’s the one national rally he’s never won.

RallySport Mag’s Tom Smith recently caught up with Queenslander, John Allen, the man they call ‘JA’, to dig into the reasons for this ‘retirement’ from co-driving, and what the future holds. This is Part 2 of our John Allen interview.


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