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Retrospective: Memories of the world’s fastest rally driver

Finnish driver Timo Makinen was one of rallying’s super-heroes of the ‘sixties. He was one of the new breed of Scandinavians with new impressive driving styles – and results with it. In his day he was widely regarded as the fastest rally driver in the sport. From 1960 to 1964 privateer Mini driver, Paul Easter, […]

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Makinen and Easter won the 1965 Monte Carlo Rally in a 1275cc Mini Cooper S.
Finnish driver Timo Makinen was one of rallying’s super-heroes of the ‘sixties. He was one of the new breed of Scandinavians with new impressive driving styles – and results with it. In his day he was widely regarded as the fastest rally driver in the sport. From 1960 to 1964 privateer Mini driver, Paul Easter, […]

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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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