Hirvonen's blast to the past

Hirvonen's blast to the past

Ahead of his debut with the Fiesta Super 2000 in Monte Carlo, Mikko Hirvonen got behind the wheel of another, quite slower, Ford...

Mikko Hirvonen likes Fords. And not just because he's paid to. Last year's World Rally Championship runner-up is a real Fordy, through and through. So, it came as no surprise that the Finn jumped at the chance to drive the Blue Oval's oldest of the old: the Model T.

Given that Hirvonen will be stepping aboard the Fiesta Super 2000, complete with some of Ford's latest technology, on this week's Monte Carlo Rally, I thought this a fitting time to remember a ride with him in the motor at the other end of Ford's chronological scale.

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