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  1. Paddy Hopkirk – One of motoring’s true superstars.
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    Paddy Hopkirk – One of motoring’s true superstars.

    ‘Never meet your heroes’ the old adage goes, ‘they almost always disappoint you’.  I was wary of meeting Paddy Hopkirk informally as he has always been a hero of mine, from sitting in my first rally car aged 17 to the present day, his name has been synonymous with rallying and motorsport for those of us who are a certain...
  2. 6 Facts About Paddy Hopkirk and His Famous Monte Carlo Rally Win
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    6 Facts About Paddy Hopkirk and His Famous Monte Carlo Rally Win

    Over 50 years ago, the Mini established itself as a ‘must-have’ car for drivers everywhere; a massive factor in this was the success of Paddy Hopkirk as he roared to victory in the 1964 Monte Carlo Rally in his Mini Cooper S.   In an interview with the Belfast Telegraph, Paddy recounted that famous moment, as well as some other...

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