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Delecour Mk5 escort to the team on the same event but was still not fully fit and finished fourth, before retiring on the final two rounds. Biasion was replaced by Bruno Thiry, while Delecour Mk5 escort with the team. A tiny number were unofficially imported to the United States, where it was considered one of the greatest performance compacts produced by Ford of all time. Outside the World Championship, the Escort, like its predecessors, was highly successful at national and European championship level, winning many national rally titles and in Belgian driver Patrick Snijers won the outright European Championship driving a RAS Sport prepared car, with Malcolm Wilson taking the British title.

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Mk5 escort rounded off a disappointing season for the team by taking third place on the final round, in Great Britain. It was, in fact, used during two Grands Prix in the season to trial this new safety concept, which was officially introduced in the sport the following year using other road cars. Although it required some special dispensation, Ford were allowed to adapt the Cosworth into a World Rally Car, to serve as a stopgap until a purpose-built WRC was developed.