The 27th Lombard RAC Rally proved to be a winning ground for the Ford Escort MK2 RS1800. With Hannu Mikkola(Finland) and co-driver Arne Hertz(Sweden) took 1st place overall with a winning time of 8:47.23 on a 3160km with 76 special stages mostly on gravel roads with some asphalt. On their tail was 2nd placer and teamate Bjorn Waldegard and co-driver Hans Thorszelius in the other Ford Escort RS1800. Finally in 3rd position was Russel Brookes and co-driver Derek Tucker in another Ford Escort RS1800(Andrews Heat For Hire Team).
Ford Escort MK2 RS1800 Hannu Mikkola/ Arne Hertz (Eaton Yale/Castrol Team)
Diecast in 1:18 scale by Sunstar Models.