Wednesday | 05 Aug 2020

WRC+ FOCUS: Colin McRae Special

To celebrate what would have been the 52nd birthday of Colin McRae, we are bringing you a compilation of McRae features, celebrating the 1995 world champion's time in the WRC.

#1 WRC Season Review 1995

For rally fans around the world, but particularly those from the British Isles, 1995 will forever be remembered as one of the greatest seasons in the history of the WRC, as Colin McRae cemented himself in the history books as the first-ever Brit to win a World Championship, in what remains one of the most recognizable rally cars in the world. Relive his season-long battle for the world title with his teammate Carlos Sainz.

#2 Colin McRae - Pedal to the metal

Can’t get enough of the Flying Scotsman? Do not fear, WRC+ also presents Colin McRae: Pedal to the Metal. This classic documentary dives deep into the life of the rally legend, giving insights into what made the former world champion tick.

#3 WRC Greatest Drivers - Colin McRae

Colin McRae remains the youngest ever WRC champion, aged 27 years and 109 days when he won the 1995 crown. The Scot possessed a remarkable turn of speed and his win-or-bust approach led to many accidents, but also captured the public’s imagination. McRae, sideways at the wheel of a distinctive blue and yellow Subaru, remains one of the sport’s iconic images.

#4 Colin McRae – Early Years

Travel to Stirling, Scotland and you will find a monument commemorating the bravery of the McRae family. In the nineties, there was another brave McRae who was living up to the standards set by his forefathers. This documentary takes a look back at the early years of Colin McRae in the WRC.

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