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 Francois Duval Wins Historic Belgian Rally in a Ford Escort MK2

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​SPA, Belgium - Belgian rally driver François Duval has won the Legend Boucles de Spa Historic Rally for a second consecutive year in a Ford Escort Mk2.
 
In front of thousands of spectators, the former Ford WRC team driver topped the podium ahead of local rivals Grégoire de Mévius in a Porsche 911 and Cédric Cherain in an Opel Manta.
 
In total 225 competitors took part in the highly popular historic event driving an array of classics ranging from Ford Escorts (MK1 and MK2), to Porsche 911s and Opel Kadetts/Mantas. More modern machinery tackling the rally included BMWs, Volvos, Subarus, Audis, a Metro6R4, a Morris Marina 1.3 Coupe, Daf 55 and a Citroen 2CV.
 
* Photograph by Andreas Coeln
 
Result:
1. Duval - Bourdeaud’hui (Ford Escort MKII Gr.4) ;
2. de Mevius - Leyh (Porsche 911) + 4.22 ;
3. Cherain - Deru (Opel Manta) + 12.08 ;
4. Van de Wauwer - Marnette (Lancia Beta Monte-Carlo) + 17.68 ;
5. Timmers - Chalsèche (Opel Ascona) + 26.88 ;
6. Munster - Gitsels (Porsche 911) + 34.14 ;
7. McRae - Prévot (GB-Bel/Ford Escort Gr.4) + 43.56 ;
8. De Spa - Lopes (Ford Escort) + 73.56 ;

  

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2/20/2014 1:00 AM