Tag Archives: Stig Blomqvist

Stig explains driving techniques on curves in his Saab 96 Rallycar

This is a fantastic documentary about rally racing legend Stig Blomqvist and his car Saab 96.  Stig made his international breakthrough in 1971 just in the model Saab 96. Stig Blomqvist acquired his driving licence at the age of 18, and immediately took second place in a 1964 local rally event near the Swedish town of Karlstad, behind
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BT: Everyday classic – Saab 99

British Telecommunications (BT) online magazine makes a review of the famous model Saab 99, entitled “Everyday classic: Saab 99 – The smooth Swede that developed a seriously sporty side“. Here are a few interesting excerpts from this article: Rally History Race and rally success came to the 99 Turbo, particularly in the hands of Erik Carlsson and
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SAAB 96 Rally and Racing Films

The Saab 96 was driven most famously by Erik Carlsson, in many international rallies. His most famous successes were first in the 1960, 1961 and 1962 RAC Rallies and first in the 1962 and 1963 Monte Carlo Rallies. It was these successive, top-level victories that put the Saab 96 ‘on the map’ and established its
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