*This article was originally produced for Classic Ford, a UK-based magazine*
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Plenty of race cars come and go, but a special few manage to etch themselves deep into our memory banks. Unfortunately, so many of these special breed of race cars share one thing in common – and this story is no different. They often disappear as fast as they lap the tarmac once they are retired. While Gary Wilkinson was in Johor Malaysia, he caught word that there was an Escort in a workshop that he might want to have a look at. As a passionate Ford man, Gary needed to know more.