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Former double British rally champion Russell Brookes dies aged 74

Video: Mad Ford Battlebird thrust around Goodwood

We've featured the Battlebird a number of times, and for good reason: it's awesome. Based on the Ford Thunderbird, it was built by Ford in 1957 to tackle a number of land speed records. Because of that, its appearances at Goodwood are always entertaining. It sounds awesome, looks fantastic, and tackles corners with some classic American exuberance...


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