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Born On This Day


Thursday 17th July 1941

76 years ago

Born on this day, Achim Warmbold, German former rally driver. He won the West German Rally Championship in 1971 and 1980, and scored two outright victories during the inaugural World Rally Championship season in 1973 at the Rally of Poland and Austrian Alpine Rally events. Aside from his first WRC race, his co-driver throughout the 1973 and 1974 seasons was Jean Todt, who was to enjoy his greatest success as a World Championship-winning team manager in rallying, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Formula One. Achim Warmbold was also team manager of Mazda Rallye Team Europe during the Gr. B RX-7 programme. Warmbold also participated some rallies with that car.

Achim Warmbold

Achim Warmbold

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