How a Ford Mustang become a National Rally Champion


If the mention of “rally championship” has you picturing mud-caked Subaru WRX STIs flying through the forest, a 1970 Ford Mustang print ad touting a national rally championship for the muscular Mach 1 might leave you scratching your head. Yet, this performance model introduced for 1969 did indeed win the SCCA Manufacturer’s Road Rally Championship for Ford that year and then repeated the feat for 1970.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/07/18/mustang-rally