Ford's World Rallying top 10

Ford's World Rallying top 10

As Ford prepares to end its works involvement in the World Rally Championship, David Evans looks back at the men and machines that played the biggest roles in Ford's rallying story over the past four decades

Ford will withdraw its works backing from its World Rally Championship team at the end of 2012, and although the Fiestas will continue in the hands of the M-Sport team that has masterminded Ford's WRC programme for a decade and a half, it still marks the end of an era for one of rallying's legendary marques.

As the Ford factory prepares to wave goodbye, AUTOSPORT selects the cars and drivers pivotal to the manufacturer's rallying story over the past four decades.

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