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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…

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Scot Sandy Mitchell wins British GT title

SCOTS ENDURANCE RACER Sandy Mitchell clinched the British GT Championship title with a dominant drive in the season finale at Silverstone, writes Jim McGill. The 20-year-old from Forfar is the youngest Scot to win the title, and the second-youngest ever in the championship’s history. CLICK HERE to read full report:

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Paul di Resta wins Le Mans 24-Hours

SCOT PAUL DI RESTA took a dominant LMP2 victory in the gruelling Le Mans 24-Hours, writes Jim McGill. The 34-year-old from Bathgate admitted it was “unbelievable”, and that it would take some time for the significance of the win to sink in.Partnered by Portuguese racer Filipe Albuquerque and England’s Phil Hanson in…

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Local Hero Rory Butcher wins BTCC Knockhill thriller — Report and Quotes

FIFER RORY BUTCHER won a thrilling opening race in the Kwik-Fit British Touring Car Championship at his home circuit, Knockhill, today, in front of an ecstatic Scottish crowd, writes Jim McGill. CLICK HERE to read full report

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