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1971

François Goldstein (BEL) continues with his domination: once again he is World Champion and European Champion. He creates a sensation at the World Championship held in Turin on the “Pista Cerrina” by competing with “extra” wide Goodyear rear tyres. He also technically assists his compatriot M. Wouters, who carries off the CIK Juniors’ Cup in Horrem (DEU). Germany finishes ahead of Italy by one single point in the Nations’ Championship. The CIK expands from 12 to 15 national delegates. Charles Defrancesco (CHE) takes over from Pierre Ugeux (BEL) as President of the CIK.

In 1971, the CIK imposes a new noise limit (90 dB...Read More

1972

François Goldstein (BEL) grasps his fourth supreme title at Kalmar (SWE) in spite of assaults which are so unsportsmanlike that they look like real aggressions from Drivers who defend the interests of a rival engine make. Goldstein gets through all these pitfalls (including having to qualify via the second chance heat!) before forestalling Brandhofer (DEU) and Steeds (GBR). In the European Nations’ Championship, Great Britain puts an end to Germany’s four consecutive titles. The CIK tries to launch an FIA Endurance Challenge but only one of the three scheduled events is actually held, and the idea of continuing endurance competitions...Read More

1973

Terry Fullerton (GBR) manages to stand up to François Goldstein (BEL) and in Nivelles (BEL) he wins the world title on the very ground of the firm favourite. The two Drivers stand out from the other competitors; their duel starts in practice and continues in the qualifying heats. After a collision, they are even both disqualified from a heat by the Stewards. As a consequence, they start the first final from the middle of the grid only. Starting 13th, Fullerton manages to win the first round, from which Goldstein retires because of a puncture. Goldstein starts from the 22nd place in the second final and wins it but this feat nonetheless...Read More