British rallying's tragic decade

British rallying's tragic decade

British rallying was on top of the world at the turn of the century, but a series of tragedies followed in the 2000s. AUTOSPORT's rallying editor David Evans remembers the friends and heroes lost over the past decade

As far as British rally fans are concerned, the noughties can't get out of the door quick enough. We're glad to see the back of them.

The 10 years which proceeded them couldn't have been better. We were riding the crest of a wave as Colin McRae collected his first world title and Richard Burns looked ever-more likely to become the first Englishman to claim the same crown.

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