Rally crews drama

Motor Sport News - - Historics -

Paul King (Mini Cooper) and Rikki Prof­fitt (Porsche 911) stopped at the same chi­cane on only the sec­ond stage of Rally Isle of Man. Af­ter less than five miles of com­pe­ti­tion, King suf­fered a failed gear­box and Prof­fitt was side­lined with a bro­ken half shaft just af­ter the de­scent of Tholt-y-Will. Both later re­joined af­ter mighty ef­forts to get the cars fixed.

Prof­fitt had early prob­lems

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