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Ford Escort RS1800 Goodwood rally video

evo cadges a lift with Geoff Jones in a BDA-engined Ford Escort RS1800 around the Goodwood rally course in this video diary

Ford Escort RS1800 rally car Goodwood Festival of Speed

The 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed takes place from July 12 to 14. Its Spring launch day typically features a multitude of uber-powerful supercars and iconic racers indulging in a short blast up the famous Goodwood hill, but evo features editor Henry Catchpole had designs on a squirm around the rally course.

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Here he meets Geoff Jones and a mk2 Ford Escort RS1800 rally car just like the one he daydreams about most days, with a 265bhp twin-cam BDA engine and rear-wheel drive ensuring it’s enormous fun on mud and gravel. A rundown of the car and some slithering around between the trees can be seen in the video above…

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