Tuesday, May 11, 2010

1979 Rally De Portugal Winner

The winner of the 1979 Rally De Portugal is this Ford Escort MK2 RS1800
which was driven by Hannu Mikkola and co driver Arne Hertz which finished with a total time of 9:13.52 from an asphalt and gravel roads totalling 2666km including 735km over 45 special stages.

 Diecast in 1:18scale by Sunstar.








14 comments:

interdomin said...

Very nice rally car. I´m looking for the car who Waaldegard drove in the same year.
That Scort was the World Champion on 1979.

rosslann said...

Excellent car,,from the time Escort rules,,great stuff Mike

Marcjan Minipassion - 1:43 said...

Another beauty car of great rally era. Unlikely it never go back :( Greetings Mike.

JDMike's Diecast Site said...

thank you interdomin, rosslan and Marcjan for appreciating! :-)

jonleyrosdiecast said...

very nice car sir, and the background concept too

JDMike's Diecast Site said...

Thanks jon for visiting and appreciating too!

BRIAN VESPA of Diecast Japan! said...

My fave car! ganda!

JDMike's Diecast Site said...

thanks Brian! :-)

komenda said...

Escort supreme!

Ricardo said...

very nice car, the original size of the car makes it special when is drived it

Andrew Cham said...

mike, you should share all your evo's ! :D

Jovet's Garage said...

I'm really loving those Escorts, thanks for sharing Mike!

Great shots on you new background too. =)

JDMike's Diecast Site said...

thank you very much Erwin, Ricardo, Andrew and Jovet for appreciating and for stopping by! :-)

danielh said...

nice escort loves the simple livery and colour!