10 years on: Richard Burns' finest hour
November 25 marks the tenth anniversary of the late Richard Burns becoming England's only world rally champion. His close friend and co-driver Robert Reid remembers a dramatic title-deciding 2001 Rally GB
Ten years ago today, on November 25, 2001, Richard Burns made history by becoming the first Englishman to win the World Rally Championship. And the Subaru star won the title with Scotsman Robert Reid alongside.
Tragically, four years to the day after the pair stood on top of the world, Burns lost his fight against cancer, aged 34.
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