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Glorious Group B: The Lion King

It became a familiar sight  – the tall, blonde Finn, Ari Vatanen, standing atop his Peugeot 205 T16 toasting another victory with a glass of milk.

And had it not been for a change in road conditions between reconnaissance and the rally that resulted in an almost fatal accident in the 1985 Rally of Argentina, Vatanen would almost certainly have become World Champion in the little French rocketship.

Read our feature on Pete Schey's new Peugeot 205 T16
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Peter Whitten

Peter has been the editor of RallySport Magazine since its inception in 1989, in both printed and online form. He is a long-time competitor, event organiser and official, as well as working in the media. In 2020 he received a Motorsport Australia 'Media Service Award'.
Peter has been the editor of RallySport Magazine since its inception in 1989, in both printed and online form. He is a long-time competitor, event organiser and official, as well as working in the media. In 2020 he received a Motorsport Australia 'Media Service Award'.