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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Nov 01, 2006 8:42 am

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Not to mention Chronos?

The Visa has a good record in rallying, but does anyone know much about Citroen's rally heritage? Was there a works team before the days of the BX4TC? I seem to remember a DS won the Monte Carlo once? And I recall a rallying CX...

An intersting subject - especailly as I find rallying far more interesting to watch that F1 for instance.
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Post by tom » Wed Nov 01, 2006 6:42 pm

The DS never won the Monte in 1966. That is just what the historical records attest. The truth was somewhat different :!:

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Nov 01, 2006 6:47 pm

Care to expand on that? Sounds intriguing :D
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Post by tom » Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:40 pm

The Minis were going it outright for the third time so the organisers changed the regulations while the rally was under way in order to disqualify the BMC team for using (Correctly homologated) halogen headlight bulbs. Even the French media called it a scandal.

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:44 pm

Typical. I seem to remember seeing a French comic strip showing that DS - and the minis. I'll dig it out of collection.

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