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"Rippy's Back!"
May 1981
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Rippy's Back

Keith Ripp returns to the forefront of the Rallycross scene in a hot BDA Fiesta with backing from Hot Car


Anyone who follows motorsport to any degree is bound to have heard the name Keith Ripp mentioned on more than one occasion. Keith has been at the forefront of the Rallycross scene for some considerable, time reaching his zenith in terms of publicity for his company, "Ripspeed". when attempting to drive over Mabbs Bank at the Lydden Hill 'cross circuit in Kent.

If you've ever seen Mabbs Bank you'll know that the seemingly unimportant mound of earth can do very strange things to the handling of cars that decide to use,it as banking on the corner.

Rippy experimented and found that lightweight Minis do fly - it's just that they don't land too well!

A seemingly horrendous.....


 


 
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