A future release by Scalextric that I am sure will be of interest to quite a few TNFrs who like playing with slot cars is the Dave Brodie, "Run Baby Run" Escort. David Back to top. When David Brodie embarked upon a successful saloon car racing career in the ’s with the famous ‘Run Baby Run’ BDA engined Mk1 Ford Escort, little did he realise that the legacy would be the Brackley based business that still embodies many of the lessons learnt nearly half a century ago and still bears witness to his name (BBR = ‘Brodie Brittain Racing.’).
this fine print is a real tribute to one of the most succesful car & driver duo's in touring car history - david brodies 'run-baby-run' mk.1 ford escort. shown here cornering at speed overtaking another ford escort! Keep up to date with the re-birth of David Brodie’s Ford Escort Mk1 that raced successfully from to called: After decovering the body shell where David stored the car 41 years later, the RBR is now at an advanced stage with all suspension.
Run Baby Run is a documentary film about David Brodie and his legendary Mk1 Ford Escort “Run Baby Run”. In , while undergoing treatment for leukemia, David re-discovered Run Baby Run, minus the engine which had been sold back in the ’s. The Ford Escort driven by David Brodie Brodie only survived thanks to the courage of the unpaid race marshals, who sprang into action to cut him from his burning car as he slumped unconscious in.