19 Dec 2013

Jimmy McRae's Ford Escort Mk2 RS1800 Coming Up For Sale

Jimmy McRae, father of Colin, took this 1977 Escort RS1800 to victory in the 2006 Roger Albert Clark rally.  And now it's coming up for sale.

Jimmy McRae's Escort Mk2 RS1800

The Escort is coming up for auction on 22 February 2014 by Silverstone Auctions.  Colin McRae tested it before Jimmy drove it to victory in 2006.

The car won the 2007 British Historic Championship and in 2008 Alistair McRae won the Colin McRae Memorial Rally in it.

Check out the auction catalogue here.  The guide price is £65,000 to £85,000.

By Matt Hubbard