The 2019 edition will take place in Chimay on 14 & 15 September and will give us an ideal occasion to celebrate both the 40th anniversary of the Mk2 WRC title and pay tribute to the memory of the first ever World Rally Champion, Bjorn Waldegard.
The rules remain the same: fun and escorts only, 3 categories (historic, modified and demo). New for 2019: 2 new special stages + 1 show stage on Saturday night. Central service park (on tarmac) next to rally HQ on the Chimay racetrack. More details to follow
We offer you the opportunity to secure your entry to Escort Rally Special 2019 right now through a 50€ deposit. This will enable us to properly dimension the infrastructures and timing of the rally and will provide you with a first refusal option once the entries will officially open in the summer. Please remember the number of entries will be limited due to timing constraints. Considering the number of participants and the success of 2018 I would strongly encourage you not to wait too long ;-)
You will find the bank details below,
Account name: Escort Rally Special
Name of the bank: BELFIUS
IBAN: BE76 0689 3316 6295
Address of the bank: 9 Rue 't Serstevens, B 6530 Thuin
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Launched in 1968, The Escort still is one of the most popular rallycars. In order to properly celebrate the 40 years of its WRC title a new rally will be exclusively dedicated to this model in Chimay, Belgium on 14& 15 September 2019.
The Ford escort, has a very impressive list of sporting achievements. Several generations of drivers and spectators fell in love with this car and many of them are still in use today both in modern or historic specs. The best way to celebrate this motorsport icon is to organize an event on closed roads so that drivers can express their talent in a proper playground and that spectators can enjoy the show in a safe environment.
Recce, scrutineering and signing on will take place on Saturday 14 september. Rally HQ will be located on the old Chimay Racetrack, where a first show stage will be run in the evening. Sunday 15th the crews will discover 2 new special stages which they will run 4 times (100+stage km) with a service in Chimay after each loop.
This is a one off event. The main goal is to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the escort in a friendly atmosphere so that crews and fans can share their common passion. To celebrate both the 40th anniversary of the Escort's WRC title and of one of its iconic drivers: Bjorn Waldegard.