1988:Toy­ota Cel­ica Gt-four, re­tired

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“Toy­ota had started com­pet­ing in the World Rally Cham­pi­onship with the Cel­ica and Toy­ota GB was bring­ing a car to Bri­tain and it wanted me to drive it. I was so pleased to have some­thing re­ally com­pet­i­tive. I did a load of test­ing be­fore the RAC and I got to the start think­ing: ‘Right, this’ll be the thing…’ Then the en­gine went early on. I couldn’t be­lieve it.

“The deal for the fol­low­ing year was look­ing good with Toy­ota, but then

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