Colin McRae: A Day in History

THERE ARE MOMENTS in sporting history which become iconic. Today marks one: Colin McRae’s imperious drive to the World Rally Championship in 1995, writes Jim McGill. Unbelievably, it’s 25 years since McRae, and his never-to-be forgotten blue and yellow, L555 BAT, Subaru Impreza rocketed through the muddy Welsh forest stages with the lightness and poise of a ballet dancer.
The 27-year-old from Lanark, who remains the youngest driver ever to win the WRC, sealed his first, and only, world title when he beat Subaru team-mate Carlos Sainz in the season finale in Britain.
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