1978 Ford Escort RS2000

In 1978, I would have been 12 years old. I actually remember standing in front of the Matchbox display at the Osco Drug. I knew I was too old to be playing with cars, but I really wanted this one. I was interested in the idea of rally racing and I loved the look of this “normal, everyday” car plastered with sponsor decals, racing stripes and the big number 9. It was the last car I bought as a kid.

IMG_6889.JPG IMG_6890.JPG1978 | 9 | Ford Escort RS2000 | white with tan interior, Dunlop, Ford, Shell labels

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About marcboz

Marc Bosworth is an artist who teaches printmaking and works as an art director. He lives in a 100-year-old bungalow in Wichita with his lovely wife and their young ninja son.
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