It wont come cheap, but this is a pretty serious piece of history.
Ken Blocks eyes were first opened to the thrill of RWD rally cars, when he drove a replica of McRaes 1978 Escort Mk2 at the Colin McRae Memorial Rally, and the desire to drive one of his own was born.The, ford Escort Mk II is a Bonus Rally car in Colin McRae Rally.During the test Colin asked if it would be possible to make a paddle shift system for the gearbox in time for the Killarney rally at the end of April and so we set about manufacturing a system with a proposed gear shift time.How much you cry?It goes without saying that this particular Ford holds a special place in the McRae family, and the car is now headed for auction.Travis Pastrana, Colin McRae DiRT, the, mcRae Motorsport Escort Mk 2 is a RWD car featured.Gordon Birtwhistle (Proflex UK Ltd) in attendance, with Colin wanting to do a 20 mile shakedown before his pre rally test later in July.Colin McRae might be best known for dominating the world of rally in his Subaru Impreza, but the Scotsman also had a deep-seated passion for the Ford Escort and in 2003, decided to go back to his roots and build a Ford Escort rally car.Liveries, edit, colin McRae Motorsport, alpinestars, koni.We got the car to a rally ready stage just in time for the Blyton test which was to be a low keyevent with Colin and.
It gives me a real buzz, Colin told Classic Ford Magazine.
Silverstone Auctions' sale at Race Retro on February 22, 2014.
20 miles soon turned into 30 miles, 40 into 50 then we ran out of tyres!
As it was decided on that day that the project was now to be a turn key rally car designed to be as lightweight, compliant and agile as we could make.The donor car was supplied to us in early 2003 and after numerous telephone conversations with Colin the project commenced.We gave ourselves until the end of 2004 to have a prototype unit ready to test.Hop on board if you dare!Its expected to go for up to 85,000 at Silverstone Auctions Race Retro sale on 22 February 2014.One of the organizers of the circuit was flabbergasted and said hed never seen anyone go that fast.
It's big and brutal, but offers an exhilarating, fast drive.
Carhartt, skyjacker Breed Zoo York DC Shoes Skin Industries Dave Mirra Tanner Foust Racing Mohammed ben Sulayem The Ford Escort Mk II won the World Rally Driver's and Constructors Championship in 1979.