VIDEO- Fiat Ritmo Racing from Mondello Park in 1991

February 17, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

Back in 1991, the Fiat Ritmo Championship was incredibly popular. The 128 Coupé & 3P varients had been phased out and the Uno Cup was a few years away from its inception.  Former Karting champion Alan Johnston was the first to master the car which was famously advertised as being “designed by computers, built by robots” and in this one- he sprints away from the field. Much interest centres on Christy Connolly’s charge back up through the grid after problems in qualifying. Typically though, his progress slows as he nears the front…

 


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