How rallying's dream era became a nightmare

How rallying's dream era became a nightmare

Group B cars are heralded as the most spectacular to have contested the World Rally Championship. But the ludicrosity of the machines, which attracted so many, proved ultimately to be the category's undoing

The intensity of Group B created heroes like never before in rallying. Before Audi's Quattro arrived, what had rallying been about? A Ford Escort, some Saabs and a continental Vauxhall Cavalier.

The Renault Alpine and Lancia Stratos excepted, were these really cars fit for a bedroom wall? Not so much.

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