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Ford Escort Team Notes

* The Ford World Rally team is in Finland this week testing the Escort World Rally cars in preparation for the second half of the FIA World Rally Championship which resumes with Rally New Zealand on 24 July. The four day test is based...

* The Ford World Rally team is in Finland this week testing the Escort World Rally cars in preparation for the second half of the FIA World Rally Championship which resumes with Rally New Zealand on 24 July. The four day test is based in Jamsa and Ford drivers Juha Kankkunen and Bruno Thiry will testing new Michelin tyres and different set-ups on the Escort in advance of the Neste Rally of Finland in August. * Juha Kankkunen will be competing on the Rally Channel Four in Finland on Saturday 11 July. The rally, which is based near the city of Tampere, consists of 12 special stages over fast gravel switch-back tracks covering 100km of competitive driving. The Ford World Rally team will use the event to complete its week of testing in Finland before departing for Rally New Zealand. Former Ford driver Carlos Sainz won the rally last year in an Escort World Rally car.

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Drivers Juha Kankkunen