Exclusive: up close with the Martini racers
As Martini celebrates its 150th anniversary, we got a few of them into the TG studio…
Posted: 02 Aug 2013
Ford Focus WRC
◦ Xtrac 240 6-Speed Sequential
After a few years away from rallying, Martini came back to the fold in 1999, the livery making the Mk1 Ford Focus look way cooler than anyone had expected. Replacing the Escort, Ford hoped the Focus, in the hands of Colin McRae, would dominate the WRC, but despite success in individual rallies, the combination never managed to stitch together a whole season and win the driver's championship.