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Attilio Bettega: 35 years since the WRC’s first major tragedy

For all the wrong reasons, Attilio Bettega is rightly remembered as being special. Thirty five years ago he became the first professional driver to lose his life in action in the […]

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Attilio Bettega leaves the start of the Tour de Corse in 1985 – the day of his fateful crash. Photo: Martin Holmes
For all the wrong reasons, Attilio Bettega is rightly remembered as being special. Thirty five years ago he became the first professional driver to lose his life in action in the […]

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Martin Holmes is widely considered as world rallying's most experienced, and most respected journalist. Martin covers the WRC, ERC and all major rally championships around the world.

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