Ford Capri I RS group 2 (1971)
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Technical info

Specifications

Production info

Homologation number 5336 5389 1609 1627 1660
Homologation start 1/4/1970 1/1/1971 1/1/1971 1/10/1971 1/3/1974
Homologation end 31/12/1981 31/12/1978 31/12/1975 31/12/1978 31/12/1979
Model Ford Capri 3 litre Ford Capri 2.6 L HC Ford Capri RS2600 LW Ford Capri RS2600 Street Version Capri RS3100
Engine capacity 2994 cc 2551 cc 2632 cc 3100 cc

Homologation 5336
Extension 12/6E 1/7/1973: Capri I 3.0 GT
Extension 20/9E 1/7/1974: Capri II 3.0 GT/GHIA
Extension 34/20E 1/4/1976: Capri II 3.0 S
Extension 46/20E 1/2/1978: Capri III 3.0 S

Ford-Weslake
1971:
94.0 x 69.0, 2873 cc, 265 HP/7300
95.0 x 69.0, 2940 cc, 286 HP/7200

1972
95.0 x 69.0, 2940 cc, 296 HP/7500

1973-1974, Ford-Weslake Type 151
96.0 x 69.0, 2999 cc, 330 HP/7600

2 x single side camshaft with overhead valves (OHV) rocker arms and pushrods, 2 valves/cyl - 12 valves total
aspiration, natural with Bosch D-jetronic mechanical Fuel injection and Kugelfischer injection pump

1974, Ford Cosworth GAA
100.0 x 72.4, 3412 cc, 405 HP/8500, later 440 HP
2 x dual overhead camshafts (DOHC), 4 valves/cyl - 24 valves total
aspiration, natural with Lucas mechanical multipoint Fuel injection

ZF, 5 speed manual gearbox
wheels, 1971: front 10x13", rear 11.5x13"
1972: front 10-11x15", rear 12-14x15"
1973: front 12x16", rear 14-15x16"
RS2600: 940 kg
RS3100: 1040 kg


Results in WSCC

Season

Group 2 classification is noted in brackets
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Buenos Ayres Dayt Sebring Brands Hatch Monza Spa Targa Florio Nurb Le Man Zeltweg Watkins Glen
Team 1000km 6h 12h 1000km 1000km 1000km 1000km 24h 1000km 6h
Ford Deutschland (RS2600 2940cc) #90, 7th (1st) #52, 11th (2nd)
Ford Deutschland (RS2600 2940cc) #91, 8th (2nd) #53, oil pump
Ford Deutschland (RS2600 2940cc) #54, 10th (1st)
Joël Bonnemaison (RS2600 2692cc) #61, in entry list #82, oil pressure
Waltraud Odenthal/ Klaus Fritzinger (RS2600) #89, dnf
Shark Team (RS2600 2940cc) #84, dnt qualify
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 8/4 3/2 5/2
Driver Team entries and car number
Ford Deutschland
Dieter Glemser 90 52
Jochen Mass 90 53
Hans-Joachim Stuck 91 53
Alex Soler-Roig 91 52
Gerry Birrell 54
Claude Bourgoignie 54
Joël Bonnemaison
Joël Bonnemaison 61 82
Marcel Grue 61
Claude Buchet 82
Shark Team
Jean-Pierre Rouget 84
Jean-Claude Guérie 84

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