Peugeot 206 WRC (1999)
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1984: Peugeot 205 T16
1985: Peugeot 205 T16-2
1999: Peugeot 206 WRC

On board with Marcus Grönholm in Mänttä 200 rally 1999 (Finland): see video
In rallies: see video

Specifications

Group/Class A/8 Homologation number: A 5604 (02/01 WR, 08/02 WR, 19/03 WR, 25/04 WR, 31/01 WR2 and 32/02 WR2-1/6/2002)
Years active 1999 - 2004 Homologation start: 1/5/1999
Homologation end: 31/12/2009
Engine
Type XU9J4 straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front transverse
Capacity 1997.4 cc WRC: x 1.7 = 3395.6 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 85.0 x 88.0
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Output power - torgue 300 HP / 5250 rpm 53.5 kgm (525 Nm) / 3500 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 60mm diameter connecting rod length between centers 153mm, big end bearing diameter 49mm
Materials block: cast iron cylinderhead: aluminium alloy
Cams/valves dual overhead camshafts (DOHC), belt driven 4 valves/cyl. - 16 valves total. 33.5mm inlet valve diameter, 29.2mm exhaust valve diameter. 24.5o angle between inlet valve and vertical, 23o angle between exhaust valve and vertical.
Aspiration Garrett/Allied Signal TR30R turbocharger (cast iron turbine 60mm diameter, aluminium compressor 69.1mm diameter) with air/water (2001+, air/air) intercooler, 34mm turbo restrictor and catalytic converter fitted, Magneti-Marelli Step 9 multipoint electronic fuel injection pressure:
Ignition Magneti-Marelli Step 9 electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled
Lubrication system oil cooler
Transmission
Type four wheel drive Peugeot/X-trac 6-speed sequential, with steering wheel mounted paddles. It is located longitudinally behind the engine and in the center of the chassis
Gearbox ratios 1st: 3.000/1 (36/12)
2nd: 2.142/1 (30/14)
3rd: 1.611/1 (29/18)
4th: 1.315/1 (25/19)
5th: 1.117/1 (19/17)
6th: 0.960/1 (24/25)
R: 2.833/1 (34/15 x 15/12)
1st: 3.250/1 (39/12)
2nd: 2.428/1 (34/14)
3rd: 1.933/1 (29/15)
4th: 1.555/1 (28/18)
5th: 1.272/1 (28/22)
6th: 1.052/1 (20/19)
R: 2.833/1 (34/15 x 15/12)
2000+, 1st: 3.000/1 (36/12)
2nd: 2.071/1 (29/14)
3rd: 1.526/1 (29/19)
4th: 1.130/1 (26/23)
5th: 0.833/1 (20/24)
(2001+) 5th: 0.870/1 (20/23)
R: 2.833/1 (34/15 x 15/12)
Diffrential ratio /1 active/hydro-electronically controlled front, rear and center differentials. 50%-50% F-R torque distribution
2006+: Limited slip front and rear differentials
Clutch dry carbon triple disk, 152mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque with roll-cage, and front/rear tubular subframes. 3 door hatchback steel bodyshell with extended steel wheel arches, polypropylene bumbers and a rear top plastic airofoil
Front suspension mac pherson strut with lower L wishbones, coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and -cabin electronically adjustable- antiroll bar
Rear suspension trailing torsion beam axle (see picture) with coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and -cabin electronically adjustable- antiroll bar
Steering system rack and pinion power assisted
Brakes ventilated front disks with 280-390mm disk diameter and 2/4/6/8/12 aluminium piston calipers. ventilated rear disks with 250-360mm disk diameter and 2/4/6/8 aluminium piston calipers dual circuit with servo, adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 4.012 m (158") width: 1.770 m (69.7") height: 1.300 m (51.2")
wheelbase: 2.448 m (96.4") front track: 1.534 m (60.4") rear track: 1.534 m (60.4")
Rims - tires tarmac: 8" x 18", gravel: 7" x 15" Michelin, tarmac: N04 or N20 or N24 20x65/18 (225/40-18")
Weight 1230 kg
Weight/power 4.1 kg/HP
Fuel tank 85 lt

Garrett TR30R Turbocharger features

T25 type ball bearing cartridge.
The bearing races are made from M50 material and the retainer from silicon-bronze for high temperature capability.
An air-cooled center housing with turbo speed pickup boss.
Thin wall stainless steel turbine housing with V-Band inlet and outlet and attached with a V-Band.
The turbine housing is shielded with an activated carbon cloth heat shield.
Mar-M 247 turbine wheel material is good up to 1050C/1922F turbine inlet temperature.
The compressor housing is attached to a standard back plate with a V-Band.
Billet 5-axis machined aluminum compressor wheel.


Results in WRC

Statistics

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Total
Works
Races/wins 6 14/6 14/6 14/8 14/4 62/24
Entries/finishes 15/7 35/26 45/24 46/33 42/28 183/118 (64.5%)
Others
Races 14 9 6 5 4 38
Entries/finishes 7/2 29/16 25/14 31/19 31/16 16/9 7/5 6/4 5/1 157/86 (54.8%)
Total WRC results
Races/wins 6 14/6 14/6 14/8 14/4 14 9 6 5 4 100/24
Entries/finishes 15/7 42/28 74/40 71/47 73/47 31/16 16/9 7/5 6/4 5/1 340/204 (60%)
Total points 31 181 216 281 220 40 4 2 975
(9.750 per race)
(2.868 per entry)

Races

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Works team:

  • works: Peugeot Esso Sport
  • works1: Peugeot Total
  • works2: Marlboro Peugeot Total
Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE KEN POR ESP TdC ARG GRE N.Z FIN CHI S.R AUS RAC
François Delecour
Daniel Grataloup
works ele ctri cal gear box 9th ele ctri cal gear box gear box
Gilles Panizzi
Hervé Panizzi
works fuel feed 33th 2nd 7th
Marcus Grönholm
Timo Rautiainen
works clu tch 4th 8th 5th acci dent
Total points
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31 9 12 6 4
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 15/7 2/0 2/0 3/3 3/2 2/1 3/1

Information and articles

Article from 4T 343, 4/1999

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Article from 4T 334, 7/1998

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Rear suspension

Drawings

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Gravel
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Tarmac

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