Rally legend Paddy Hopkirk dies aged 89

Hopkirk became synonymous with the Mini brand after teaming up with the British Motor Corporation in the 1960s, resulting in success in 1964.
The Belfast-born driver began his professional career competing in circuit racing and hillclimbs in 1955, before going on to win the Hewison Trophy, awarded to the most successful Irish rally driver, in three consecutive years.
His first big break came …Keep reading