"A double treat for Ford Escort Mk2 and '70s rallying fans" Autosport
Two classic Ford Motor Company Ltd. Productions that bring to life the very different face of rallying in the 1970s.
A little bit sideways charts Ford’s extremely successful 1978 Sedan Products British Open Rally Championship. Ford works drivers; Hannu Mikkola, Russell Brookes and Roger Clark took first, second and third place respectively.
Archive rally action comes from the circuit of Ireland, Welsh, Scottish, Burmah, and Manx Rallies and captures Ford’s seventh consecutive win in the Lombard RAC Rally.
Coup de Grâce is a report of the 1979 World Rally Championship. Ford pulled out of international rallying at the end of the year, with their two top works drivers, Bjorn Waldegaard and Hannu Mikkola taking first and second positions respectively in the championship. In the same year, Ford also took the World Championship for Manufacturers.
Classic footage comes from New Zealand, Kenya, Greece, Portugal, Sweden, France, Italy and Great Britain.