850 BTCC Style Socks by Heeltread- One Size

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Rally Socks/ Chaussettes/ Calzini/ Meias/ Ponozky/ Calcetine/ Socken/ Strumpor/ Sukat

80% Combed Cotton, 17% Polyamide, 3% Elastane. We use seamless knitting to create a sock with no stitches. Wash inside out (40C/100F max). Do not tumble dry, iron, bleach or dry clean.

n the early 90's someone at Volvo thought it would be smart if they were no longer safe and boring and were now sporty and cool. Fast forward to 1994 and the 850 estate starts competing in the British Touring Car Championship. The first estate to compete in touring car championships was never overly successful on the track. And you'd probably be surprised to remember that it only lasted a season and was replaced the next year by the sedan due to regulation changes - it's never easy for those who dare to be different... 

Nevertheless, its uniqueness and charisma made it arguably the most iconic BTCC car ever - just seeing one (often on two wheels) on the track takes us back. The fact that even today it's still regularly mentioned and makes special appearances in recent Goodwood's is proof enough of the impact it's one season in the BTCC had in motorsport fans.