The whistle of a dump valve, the unmistakeable growl of a flat-four engine. Any second now… A royal blue-and-yellow Subaru being held at a seemingly impossible angle blasts by, everything happening at 100mph – a blur of car control mixed with a dash of reckless abandon.
Colin McRae was the arguably the most spectacular rally driver of all time. His uncompromising style took him to the 1995 world title and 25 fantastic wins, and left a trail of broken cars in his wake.
But there was more to him than that.McRae recalls how the son of one of Britain’s rally greats went from humble auto-testing to become a global superstar.
With unprecedented access to family, friends and motorsport royalty, plus some fantastic period content, this 164-page special tells the story of his greatest wins, his unforgettable cars, and reveals the man behind the helmet and the legacy his death created.
A must-read for all rally fans. It’s available now priced £4.99 plus P&P.