FORD ESCORT MK5 RS2000 REG. J171WUJ
Selling on behalf of customer
First owned by Furrows Ford, who built it for endurance race events for Group N spec cars.
Races known to be entered include the Firestone Saloon Car Cup, National Saloon Car Cup, Pembrey 24hr Cup where it won it’s class and the Willhire 24hr Race .
July 1996 it was bought by Roger Simpson who converted it into a rally car for the Group N3 class.
Rally events known to have entered include, 1997 Dukeries rally (finished 37th overall)
1998 Dukeries rally (66th overall)
1998 Wyedean rally (38th overall)
1998 Network Q Rally (formerly the RAC rally ) DNF , radiator holed
1998 Woodpecker stages (56th overall)
1998 Quentin stages (33rd overall)
1998 Plains rally (35th overall)
The cars then sold to a Mr Lomas who keeps it for just over a year.
Sold to Mr Dounce who keeps for a couple years.
Then bought and stored by Mr Organ , until our customer bought it last year.
A versatile competition car with a bit of competition history.