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Wastegate Chatter … 3: Brick phones, ARC rounds and the inter-what?

These days we don’t give a second thought to mobile phones, wifi and 24/7 connectivity, yet back in the 1990s mobile phones were pretty much as rare as rocking horse droppings, and only the very well off had them.

I was still a youngster when I made my first trip to Western Australia for the Forest Rally, and my boss (my Dad!) decided that if I was going to be 4000km from home, I should at least be contactable throughout

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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'.