Marcos GT group GT (1962)

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Historic Marcos Register


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Homologation number: 33
Homologation start: 10/6/1961

Ford 105E, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
80.963 x 48.412 mm
cast iron block, 181 mm deck height
reverse flow Detachable cast iron cylinderhead, fully machined 'wedge shape' combustion chambers
3 main bearings
autothermic aluminium alloy pistons with 3 rings
single side camshaft with overhead valves (OHV), sprocket and chain driven, or gear driven, push rod operated. 32.2 mm inlet valve diameter, 30.2 mm exhaust valve diameter. Parallel inlet and exhaust valves axis'
Valve Clearance, 0.010" (0.254 mm) inlet, 0.017" (0.432 mm) exhaust (normal running temperature)
aspiration, natural with 2 x Weber 40 DCOE or 2 x SU H2 carburetors
Firing Order 1-2-4-3, 12 V battery

ply wood chassis
475 kg
fuel tank, 26 or 85 lt

Results in WSCC

Season races for GT 1.0
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Sebring Sebring Garda Berlin Nurb Le Man d' Auvergne CdE Nurb Bridge hampton Paris
3h 12h 1000km 24h 500km 400km 1000km
Team\Class GT S/P GT GT S/P S/P S/P GT GT GT S/P
Marcos Cars (Luton Gullwing Ford 105E 1502cc group P) #38, eng ine
Rouge (GT 1.0) #103, in entry list
Works Starts/finishes 1/0 1/0
Drivers Team entries and car number
Marcos Cars
John Hine 38
Dick Prior 38
Tommy Weber 103
William McCowen 103


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Ford 105E gearbox
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