Ford Escort Mk II RS2000 group 2 (1975)
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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
Development level
Group 4
Group 2

Introduced in 1974 as Ford Escort RS2000 Mk I and received a facelift in 1975 Ford Escort Mk II
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Specifications

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Homologation number: 5566
Homologation start: 1/4/1974

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Ford Pinto TL20H, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
1993cc, 90.82 x 76.95 mm
9.2:1
190 HP @ 6800rpm
cast iron block 206.8mm deck height and 102mm bore spacing, aluminium alloy head
5 main bearings 60.9mm diameter
132.2mm connecting rod length center to center, 52mm big end bearing diameter
singe overhead camshafts (SOHC), 2valves / cyl. - 8 valves
2 x Weber 45 DCOE carburetors
water cooled, 6.9 litres cooling system capacity
3.9 litres oil system capacity

engine located front longitudinal

Quaife 4 speed
constant: 34/18
1st 3.65/1 (29/15)
2nd 1.97/1 (25/24)
3rd 1.37/1 (21/29)
4th 1.00/1
R 3.66/1 (31/16)
final drive, 3.56/1 (32/9), 4.11/1 (37/9), 4.63 (37/8), Atlas rear solid axle with limited slip differential
single plate clutch 8.5" diameter
front Suspension, Independent coil springs, McPherson strut incorporating double acting hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, stabiliser bar.
Rear Suspension, Live axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs. Double acting telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers. Radius arms
Front – disc brakes, diameter 9.625in (24.45cm), swept area 191.0sq in (1,230.0sq cm). Direct acting vacuum servo assistance. Rear – drum brakes, diameter 8.00in (20.32cm), swept area 75.4sq in (485.5sq cm). Dual line braking system. Direct acting vacuum servo assistance.
Rack and pinion steering. Three spoke flat sports steering wheel with padded imitation leather rim and with collapsible convoluted can steering column. Diameter, 14in (35.6 cm). Turning circle (kerb) 29.7ft (9.054 cm).
wheels, 4 stud fixing, 5.5x13", 8x13" (racing)
tires, 165SR x 13
fuel tank, 41 lt


Results in WSCC

Season
Group 2 classification is noted in brackets
Car entry Car number/ result
Mugello Valle lunga Silver stone Nurb Zeltweg Watkins Glen Dijon
Team 6h 6h 6h 1000km 6h 6h 6h
Derek McMahon/ Alec Poole (BDE) #56, dns
Ken Coffey/ Eric Mandron #57, OTL
Tony Brennan/ Arthur Collier #58, 9th (1st)
KWS-Autotechnik-Team #67, dnf
Heinz Scheidtsteger/ Peter Henschel #74, in entry list
Total points
2
2
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 4/1 3/1 1/0
Driver Team entries and car number
KWS-Autotechnik-Team
Hartmut Bauer 67
Dieter Willke 67

Results in WRC

Races

Works team: Ford Motor Co
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Season

Escort RS2000 Mk I & Mk II
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team M.C SVE KEN GRE MAR POR FIN S.R TdC RAC
Aloyse Kridel (Mk I)
Jos Brandenburger
dnf
Leif Andersson (Mk I)
Lars Nyberg
10th
Curt Nelskyla (Mk I)
K. Hakkinen
Autokoulu E. Nelskyla Oy dnf 23rd dnf
Matti Johansson
Reijo Hagstrom
33rd
Kari Makila
Tom Tohtua
Autokuvalehti Mr Motor 35th
Tony Drummond
Ron Channon
Derek Carmen Catering Butcher 22nd
Charles Samson
Alec Samson
dnf
Donald Heggie
George Dean
Idea by Wiggins Teape dnf
Christopher Wathen
Leonard Anstis
dnf
Graham Lepley
Malcolm Harvey
Derby Road Garage 25th
Rod Banham
Barry Fawkes-Underwood
53rd
Christopher Beynon
Arthur Brick
Century Oils Ltd 34th
Ian Lawless
Martin Coleman
Sky Radiophones (Mobile Link Service) dnf
Karl-Heinz Humpert
Michael Schwagerl
Ford Diermeier Racing Team dnf
Colin Vandervell
I. Cooper
Team Avon Tyres c/o David Sutton (Cars) Ltd 35th
Keith Billows
Jim Bevan
Manchester Liners 'Flying Fish' Div. dnf
Linda Jackson
Leena Skoog
Lloyds of Stafford 69th
Nigel Clarkson
Stuart Rolf
Martin Bessent & Co / Reeds Rallysport dnf
Enrique Inurrieta
Martin Whale
dnf
William Rose
Robert Wivell
dnf
Michael Manning
Peter Rowe
Tip Top Vulcanising Products Ltd dnf
Stewart Robertson
Gordon Hood
65th
Ian Rennison
Brian Northcote
National Westminster Bank MC 104th
Clifford Wrigley
Peter Allworthy
Federation of British Police MC dnf
John Rhodes
Richard Pease
UBM Motors Ltd / Bath Motor Club 77th
John Williams
Graham Samuel
dnf
John Fergusson
John Billett
44th
Steve Ward
John Ingram
40th
Total points
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1 1
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 30/14** 1/0 1/1 1/0 3/3 24/10

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Drawings

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Chassis

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