Ford Puma SRC (1998)
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Specifications

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Homologation number: A 5578 (01/01 VK), (17/01 KS)
Homologation start: 1/10/1998, 1/3/2001
Homologation end: 31/12/2006

SUPER 1600
Ford Zetec-S VCT, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
1597cc, 80 x 79.4mm
200bhp @ 9000rpm
aluminium alloy block and head
dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) with variable cam timing (VCT), 4 valves/cyl - 16 valves total
Lightweight steel crankshaft and flywheel.
aspiration, natural with Single 60mm throttle butterfly
Pectel T2 electronic engine management system
Wet sump lubrication, aluminium sump
Hewland six-speed sequential close-ratio gearbox
Viscous coupling limited slip front differential
Cerametallic single disk clutch with aluminium pressure plate.
steel monocoque chassis. Welded steel safety roll cage. Lightweight composite front and rear wheelarches and bumpers. Aerodynamic rear spoiler.
Front suspension: MacPherson struts with adjustable spring platforms. Aluminium uprights. Track control arms/compression struts. Adjustable anti-roll bar. Dynamic dampers with external reservoirs, adjustable in bump and rebound.
Rear suspension: Ford Racing trailing arm beam with separate adjustable anti-roll bar. Dynamic dampers with external reservoirs, adjustable in bump and rebound.
BRAKES
Front: Alcon 330mm (tarmac)/300mm (gravel) diameter ventilated discs with Alcon four-piston aluminium calipers.
Rear: Alcon 260mm diameter solid discs with Alcon two piston aluminium calipers. Hydraulic handbrake. Adjustable front/rear bias.
Standard power assisted rack and pinion. 2.6 turns lock-to-lock.
length: 3984mm
width: 1802mm
height: 1345mm
wheelbase: 2446mm
WHEELS & TYRES
Tarmac: 7in x 17in aluminium wheels with 17/63-17", 630mm diameter tyres
Gravel: 6in x 15in aluminium wheels with 650mm diameter tyres
900 - 950kg
FIA FT3 fuel tank, 55-litre capacity, located beneath rear floor


Results in WRC

Statistics

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Total
Works
Races/wins (F2-A6 wins) 3 3
Entries/finishes 4/1 4/1 (25%)
Others
Races/(F2-A6 wins) 2 4/(1) 7 6/(1) 7 2 1 29/(2)
Entries/finishes 2/0 7/2 42/15 39/12 21/10 4/0 1/1 116/40 (34.5%)
Total WRC results
Races/wins (F2-A6 wins) 5 4/(1) 7 6/(1) 7 2 1 32/(2)
Entries/finishes 6/1 7/2 42/15 39/12 21/10 4/0 1/1 120/41 (34.2%)

Races

Works team: Ford Motor Co

Season

F2 classification noted in brackets
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE KEN POR ESP TdC ARG GRE N.Z FIN CHI S.R AUS RAC
Stig Blomqvist
Benny Melander
works acci dent
Patrick Magaud
Guylène Brun
works 23rd (6th) dnf*
Priscille de Belloy
Christiane Nicolet
works dnf
Simon Jean-Joseph
Patrick Pivato
works suspe nsion mecha nical*
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 4/1 1/0 2/1 1/0
Others starts/finishes 2/0 1/0 1/0

*Private entry


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Drawings

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