Podcast: The secret to Burns’ first WRC win

Former Mitsubishi RalliArt's Derek Dauncey explores Richard Burns' breakthrough 1998 Safari win


This day 23 years ago was a special one for British rally fans. Under the heat of the Kenyan sun Richard Burns and Robert Reid took the first of their 10 World Rally Championship victories, making it Mitsubishi’s second Safari Rally win in three years.

To commemorate the occasion, we’ve dug up David Evans’ interview with Mitsubishi Ralliart’s Derek Dauncey from the DirtFish archives, where he recounts the ups and downs of a strenuous event that led to Burns’ breakthrough win