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Edition/Format: Chapter Chapter : English
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Robin Edwardes’s account captures graphically the character of national championship rallying from the mid-1970s to the present. Like the national racing championship, it became professional, commercial, and highly specialized. Stage rallies replaced navex and endurance rallies, and turned the ‘thinking man’s auto sport’ into a spectacle of speed that could entertain an audience. Little more than time-trials on bad  Read more...
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ISBN: 9780802093943 9781442684881
Publication:CHARTERS, DAVID A.; Chequered Pasts : Sports Car Racing and Rallying in Canada, 1951-1991; 188; Toronto; Buffalo; London : University of Toronto Press, 2007
Language Note: English
Unique Identifier: 8182616707
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Robin Edwardes’s account captures graphically the character of national championship rallying from the mid-1970s to the present. Like the national racing championship, it became professional, commercial, and highly specialized. Stage rallies replaced navex and endurance rallies, and turned the ‘thinking man’s auto sport’ into a spectacle of speed that could entertain an audience. Little more than time-trials on bad roads, these high-speed European-style driver’s events demanded a different kind of competitor: a racer at heart. They also pushed up the costs of car preparation - and repair. As it became more expensive to compete at that level, fewer did; for

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