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Author Topic: Motorsport News  (Read 1338 times)
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« on: 07 October, 2009, 07:45:55 PM »

In this week's Motorsport News (or as everbody still calls it..Motoring News!)  continuing their rally driver profiles there's a two
page feature on Miki Biasion. Great insight into the running of the Lancia team under Cesare Fiorio and a few nice photos.

 Elsewhere in the paper there is an obituary to Pentti Airikkala who died last week after a year long battle against cancer.
He was only 64.

I remember seeing the adverts for his Left Foot Braking school and thinking 'I would love to have a go at that'. He also used to own an
integrale, a very low mileage 8V I think, which he offered for sale a few years back. I wonder what ever happened to it?

Very sad news
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« Reply #1 on: 08 October, 2009, 07:36:17 PM »

One of the names of my youth, piloting rally cars (I associate him with the Chevette HSR) through Sutton Park in the RAC whilst a deeply excited 'and not cold at all' young kid watched goggle eyed.  Pentti - you gave it plenty...

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