Spinning Wheels: Mike Nicholson – Rally to Race


Mike Nicholsons career has been spent at the top flight of British motorsport. He starred as a co driver during the halcyon days of the British Open Rally Championship alongside legendary names such as Tony Pond and Russell Brookes, taking the title with in 1984 with Jimmy McRae.

A career-long association with Vauxhall then saw the Derbyshire man take the helm of the Griffin’s race programme, fielding drivers such as John Cleland, James Thompson and Jason Platoin the British Touring Car Championship during the revered Super Touring heyday. Guy and Paul go behind the pace notes and the deals to discover the story of one of the sport’s great characters in the latest episode of Spinning Wheels.

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