World Cup Rally 1974

It might be 50 years since Brazilians Carlos Weck and Claudio Mueller set off from Wembley bound for

Munich via the Sahara desert, but the film they somehow managed to take whilst competing is one of the rarest in existence of this extraordinarily challenging Marathon rally. 

After having a replacement transmission assembly flown to Algeria and fitted by the two men after they’d also fixed their car’s damaged suspension, this unusual choice of rally car, a Volkswagen Brasilia, took them all the way to Munich and an incredible 16th place amongst 19 Classified finishers. 

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