McRae memories and the legend of Chester Racecourse

McRae memories and the legend of Chester Racecourse

A visit to Chester Racecourse last Sunday brought back memories for David Evans of a happy November day in 1995 when Colin McRae was crowned champion of the world

It's 1995, on Wednesday November 22. Just after lunch.

Having battled our way out of the end of the Clocaenog East stage to see Colin McRae complete his final competitive yards not as a world champion, I implored my father to wind up his tired, filthy-dirty and RAC-weary Vauxhall Calibra one last time. We had to make it back to the finish. We simply had to. History was going to be made. And having endured four days of drama, we weren't going to miss McRae being crowned.

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