John Welch - 1981 Gartrac Escort Mk2

Gartrac produced cars for John throughout his rally cross career. This Mk2 Escort was basically a clone of the car produced for Martin Schanche previously, apart from the Ford engine which had a Chevrolet Vega cylinder head with larger capacity and produced some 300 BHP.

1981 John Welch in the Gartrac Escort Mk2

John Welch in the 1981 Gartrac Escort Mk2

1981 John Welch in the Gartrac Escort Mk2

John Welch in the 1981 Gartrac Escort Mk2

1981 John Welch in the Gartrac Escort Mk2

He drove this car with great success and was crowned British Rallycross Champion in 1984.