Ford Escort Mk I Twin Cam group 2 (1968)
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1968: Ford Escort Mk I Twin Cam
1970: Ford Escort Mk I RS1600
1975: Ford Escort Mk II RS2000
1983: Ford Escort Mk III RS1600i
1985: Ford Escort Mk III RS Turbo
1992: Ford Escort Mk V RS2000
1993: Ford Escort Mk V RS Cosworth
1996: Ford Escort Mk VI RS2000

Specifications

883 units built
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Homologation number: 1524
Homologation start: 1/3/1968

Ford Lotus Twin Cam, 116E block, straight 4cyl, located front longitudinally
1558cc, 82.55 x 72.75 mm
11.0:1
140 HP @ 6800 rpm
155 Nm @ 5000 rpm
Ford Kent cast iron thin wall block (casting 681F-6015 or 701M-6015), aluminium alloy cylinderhead
5 main bearings, 6 bolt flywheel mount
aspiration, natural with 2 x Weber 40 DCOE carburetors
watercooled
4 speed manual gearbox
1st: 2.972/1
2nd: 2.009/1
3rd: 1.397/1
4th: 1.00/1
final drive, 3.777/1, 4.100/1,
wheelbase, 2400 mm
960kg
fuel tank, 40 lt
drag coefficient, 0.45


Results in WRC

Races

Works team: Ford Motor Co

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team M.C SVE
Entry list
S.R KEN A GRE RAC
entry list
Roger Clark
Jim Porter
works 5th
Timo Mäkinen
Henry Liddon
works 7th eng ine tran smis sion
Hannu Mikkola
Gunnar Palm
works gear box oil pres sure tran smis sion
Ove Andersson
Elizabeth Andersson/ Jim Porter
works oil pres sure ther mos tat 3rd
Jean-François Piot
Jean Todt
Ford France diffe rential 3rd 4th
Hodson
Alen
dnf
Ingemar Frohm
Bo Ottosson
8th
Chris Sclater
Peter Valentine
OTL
Bert Gustavsson
Lars Mattsson
dnf
Per Sandager
Otto Kristensen
dnf
Gert Jönsson
Jan Svensson
dnf
Sten Bergström
Kent Böe
dnf
Leif Asserwall
Jan-Åke Siljeström
dnf
Adrian Boyd
Beatie Crawford
4th
Franz Wurz
Walter Zögl
7th
Robert Zelenka
Richard Zelenka
8th
Titus Maier-Kaibic
Kurt Jauk
OAMTC dnf
Brian Culcheth
Johnstone Syer
8th
Tony Fowkes
Peter O'Gorman
15th
Nigel Rockey
Ron Channon
16th
Chris Beynon
Lyn Andrews
17th
Paul Appleby
David Shields
18th
Jim Bullough
Don Barrow
acci dent
Mike Bailey
Joe Minto
?
Miss Bronwyn Burrell
Rob Morgan
?
Mike Hibbert
Derek Tucker
?
Robert Bean
Paul Stephens
?
Ingemar Frohm
Torsten Palm
dnf
Jeffrey Churchill
John Thomas
?
Frank Pierson
Raymond Evans
?
John Rhodes
Frank Webber
?
John Heppenstall
Hywel Thomas
?
Robert Bennett
Stuart Harrold
?
John Booth
Graham Booth
?
Thomas Williams
Stuart Watts
?
Tom Burke
Dan O'Sullivan
?
James Jones
David Williams
?
Roger Clifft
Neil Wilson
?
Roger Drummond Walker
Maxwell Kingsland
?
Michael Dolan
James O'Brian
?
George Beever
Tony Mason
?
Wilfred Jones
John Gittins
?
Trevor Shaw
Fredrick Humphrey
?
Paul Kerridge
William Barlow
?
William Webber
Alan Whitman
?
Charles Drewitt
David Evans
?
John Peniston
Melvyn Long
?
William Crawford
George Dean
?
Melvyn Lonsdale
David Otridge
?
Ian White
Richard Hitchens
?
John Simpson
Anthony Newsum
?
Andrew Frost
Robert Binns
?
James Hannah
Alex Little
?
Desmond Fitzgerald
Richard O'Brien
?
Michael Jackson
Christopher Cammack
?
Colin Barrell
Brian Rann
?
Ronald Harrison
Robert Davis
?
Paul Faulkner
Michael Peters
?
Mallcolm Wise
Douglas Blair
?
Peter Callow
Peter Bradford
?
David Warren
Edward Norman
?
David Bell
Michael Giles
?
Geoffrey Thomas
David Jenkins
?
Erik Nosek
Ronald Boughen
?
William Coleman ?
Total points
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53 10 3 22 15 3
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 73/14 5/2 10/1 6/4 2/2 50/5

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