Moskvitch 412 – Prizewinner of Rally London – Mexico 1970?

Moskvitch 412 - Prizewinner of Rally London - Mexico 1970?

Maraphon London – Mexico – 16,000 ml or 25,750 km.

Compare: Dakar 2009 – 9 574 km, Dakar 2010 – 9 030 km.

96 teams started from London on 19th, April. On 27th, May only 23 cars finished in Mexico. 400 hours of maraphon! It’s a great challenge both for the sportsmen and cars as well! Out of 25,810 km nearly a half was highland area…

In the team classification “Moskvitch” cars got bronze medal. In the individual trial Soviet teams got places 12th, 17th and 20th. The winner was Ford Escort 1850GT.

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