Ford already wrote at the launch: “You will not often see it, the new Ford RS 2000, because we only build 5000 for Europe and mainly by hand. So if you want to drive exclusively, you have to be fast, and if you drive a Ford RS 2000, you have to be fast. ” The chance of encountering the Escort 2000 RS is much higher on the track. Lammert has already experienced a whole racing history with his gem of technology on the dune circuit in Zandvoort, on the Assen circuit and on some foreign circuits in Belgium and Germany.
Why so excited about the Ford Escort RS 2000? In his youth, Lammert was completely addicted to Avro's rallycross, which appeared on TV every week and where the Ford Escort excelled and won many races. The sound of the super-fast DBA Escort gave him chills.
Extremely strong power source
His Ford has a very strong power source and the further equipment according to the FIA regulations to participate in historic races, such as: Willwood brakes, fully adjustable undercarriage in corners, a rear axle with sharpener, adjustable shock absorbers from Bilstein at the front and rear from AVO. The tires are from Michelin, the engine Pinto 2,0 BV 180+ HP. 2 × 48 DCOE / SP Carburettors and a completely custom exhaust system. The gearbox is a racing gearbox with straight teeth. The racing connoisseurs recognize this gem of technology.
Sporty strength measurements
The sporty strength measurements on the various circuits often resulted in high scores. His years of racing hobby made for a room full of trophies. To go around the track at high speeds you need to know not only your car but yourself. Only through that knowledge and experience can you drive yourself and the car to the limit of the possible. The racing hobby has remained for this 60+ senior with his Ford Escort RS 2000 MK2. It is now a very exclusive car and it still causes a stir when it takes part in the races.
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