I owned this Ford Escort RS1600i 2 years ago, I bought it to make money I won’t lie. But I have to say that to drive it was awful: slow, ponderous and heavy. My old man said they were shit when they were new and he was right. Contemporary Alfa’s, Fiats and Lancias were leagues ahead.
Stopped at the store this morning and had a flashback. This was the very first car I ever owned. A Ford escort hatchback. Mine was red though. Worked all summer to get the money for it. Heat or Air did not work, needed new tires. Still thought I was cool at 16. Haha. #fordescort#cars#firstcar#roboace#roboacescom
During the weekend of October 19-21, DirtFish had the privilege of hosting Hannu Mikkola at the 2017 Lake Superior Performance Rally, marking Hannu’s first return to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula since his victory at the 1983 Press-On-Regardless Rally (now LSPR). For the event, DirtFish transported a 1980 Ford Escort Mark II and a 1984 Audi Sport Quattro, the Escort being a near perfect replica of the car that Mikkola was racing when he won the Lombard RAC Rally two years in a row. Follow the link in our bio for the full blog and video!