1971 Ford Escort RS1600 'Lairy Canary' (The Mike Bell Collection)

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  Lot #888  (Sale Order: 89 of 128) 
Sold for: £75,000.00 to onsite
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A genuine, Aveley-built, February 1971, RS1600 superbly prepared for circuit racing.

  • A genuine, Aveley-built, February 1971, RS1600
  • Superbly prepared for circuit racing by Canada Garage, Norfolk to a standard rarely achieved
  • Fully seam-welded and strengthened shell
  • Cosworth/BDG 2000 by John Wilcox Competition Engines
  • ZF 5 Speed gearbox. Ford Atlas Axle/spare included
  • Finished in the colours of Norwich FC 'The Canaries'
  • MSA / HTP papers valid 31/12/2026 - Period H1 - 1972 - 1975 Competition Touring Car
  • Eligible for Masters Historic Series, Motor Racing Legends Historic Touring Car Challenge amongst others
  • Magazine featured and much admired everywhere

You can now book a one-to-one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location of Stoneleigh Park (CV8 2LG) Monday to Friday, between Monday 7th December and Friday 11th December. Please contact Charles Smalley on 07421 007 866 / charles@silverstoneauctions.com to secure your appointment or to discuss the car in more detail.

The health and safety of both our customers and team remains the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions for arrival and inspection protocols will be given when making your appointment.

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Year: 1971
Make: Ford
Model: RS1600
Chassis Number: BATLL5 BFATLK 19449
Transmission: Manual
Engine Capacity: 2
Body Colour: Yellow
Interior Colour: Yellow

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This item is part of The December Live Online Auction
 Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 | 12:00 PM  EUR (GMT)
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1971 Ford Escort RS1600 'Lairy Canary' (The Mike Bell Collection)
1971 Ford Escort RS1600 'Lairy Canary' (The Mike Bell Collection)
Lot number: 888
Seller: Classic Car Auctions Ltd.
Event: The December Live Online Auction
Ends: Saturday, December 12 | 12:00 PM  EUR (GMT)

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