Fast action sequences set the scene for this thrilling story
from the late 1970s which follows the outstanding career of the most successful
rally car of the era - and one of the greatest rally cars of all time.
A car which succeeded on tarmac and gravel, snow and sand,
in the winning hands of memorable drivers such as Vatanen, Mikkola, Waldegard,
Clark and Taylor, rewarding Ford with a stunning 8 consecutive RAC victories
and a number of driver and manufacturer World Championships.
Ford introduced the MkII Escort in early 1975 and it quickly
set the British rally scene alight with spectacular competition.
this success had extended to the World Rally Championship and such highlights
as the ultra-challenging 1977 Safari Rally.
In 1981 Rothmans employed three top
drivers to contend what developed into a nail-biting drivers’ World
Championship, contributing to the lasting legacy made by this unforgettable
In this engrossing classic film you can follow the MkII’s
exciting history through every major rally of the period with fast, furious
action, top personalities, fascinating facts and authoritative commentary by
Ford historian Graham Robson.
There’s also plenty of nostalgic promotional
footage and special events such as an entertaining duel on an ice-covered
Now available on DVD for the first time, this is a real
blast from rallying’s exciting past.