Opel Astra G Kit Car (1998)
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1975: Opel Kadett C GT/E
1987: Opel Kadett E 4S
1998: Opel Astra G Kit Car

On board: see video

Specifications

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Homologation number: A 5589 (02/01 VK and 12/02 VK)
Homologation start: 1/7/1998
Homologation end: 31/12/2009
natural
1999+: Catalytic converter fitted
2000+: minimum weight at 1000kg
Chassis: steel monocoque G chassis of GM T-GM2700 platform with roll-cage. 3 door liftback bodyshell with extended wheel arches and a rear airofoil


Results in WRC

Statistics

1998 1999 2000 2001 Total
Works
Races 1 3 1 5
Entries/finishes 2/1 6/5 2/1 10/7 (70%)
Others
Races/(F2 wins) +1/(1) 2 3 6/(1)
Entries/finishes 2/2 2/0 3/0 7/2 (28.6%)
Total WRC results
Races/(F2 wins) 1 4/(1) 3 3 11/(1)
Entries/finishes 2/1 8/7 4/1 3/0 17/9 (52.3%)

Races

Works team: Vauxhall Motorsport

Season

F2 classification noted in brackets
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE KEN POR ESP TdC ARG GRE N.Z FIN S.R AUS RAC
Jarmo Kytölehto
Arto Kapanen
works 14th (2nd)
Neil Wearden
Trevor Agnew
works radiator
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 2/1 2/1

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Article from 4T 350, 11/1999

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Article from 4T 331, 4/1998

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