WRC: Remembering Henri Toivonen

It's the beginning of May, and each year at this time my thoughts turn to the past. 2nd May 1986 was the day when rallying lost a driver who was widely regarded as the fastest driver of all time but who never lived to gain the championship titles which were widely predicted for him. Henri Toivonen was the son of Pauli, who was considered one of rallying’s original Flying Finns, 1968 European champion who was a 1000 Lakes Rally winner and the controversial winner of the Monte Carlo Rally. And Henri’s brother Harri was a rally driver of...

Updated Date: May 05, 2016 09:00 AM

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