Launched in 1968, The Escort still is one of the most popular rallycars. In order to properly celebrate its 50 years of success a new rally will be exclusively dedicated to this model in Couvin, Belgium on 15& 16 September 2018.
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 16 PM. Rally HQ will be located in the city centre of Couvin, Place Piron. Sunday 16th the crews will head to the 25,8km stage which they will run 4 times (100+stage km) with a service in Couvin after each loop.
This is a one off event. The main goal is to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the escort in a friendly atmosphere so that crews and fans can share their common passion.