Rally Legend Didier Auriol and European Rally Champion Chris Ingram Join REIS Race Retro
Rally legend Dider Auriol, winner of the 1994 World Rally Championship, will make his debut at this year’s REIS Race Retro. He will be joined by the current European Rally Champion Chris Ingram.
Born in Montpellier and initially an ambulance driver, Auriol started rallying in an old Simca 1000. After winning his first French Rallye Championship in 1986 behind the wheel of a Metro 6R4, he repeated his success in 1987 and ’88 but this time in a works Ford Sierra RS Cosworth.
Auriol made his name in the WRC throughout the 1990s. He was the first Frenchman to win the Championship. He also drove for manufacturers including Lancia, Toyota, and Peugeot amongst others during his career.
As well as driving in a replica of the Cosworth on the Reis Live Rally Stage on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February, Auriol will be interviewed and taking fans’ questions on the interview stage. He will also be signing autographs and posing for selfies with fans.
Joining Auriol is British rally driver Chris Ingram, who won the European Rally Championship in 2019 with co-driver Ross Whittock, becoming the first British winners in 52 years and the youngest ever Champions. Ingram will also be in action on the Live Rally Stage in a car supplied by BGMSport throughout the weekend as well as being interviewed in the Halls and meeting fans.
Motorsport UK members can purchase advance tickets for £20 using the code MSUK20 when booking at www.raceretro.com/. Don’t miss the action – book your tickets today!