Toyota Corolla E111 WRC (1997)
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Specifications

Group/Class A/8 Homologation number: A 5572 (02/01 WR and 09/02 WR)
A 5597 (03/01 WR) of 1/3/1999
Years active 1997-1999 Homologation start: 1/8/1997
Homologation end: 31/12/2007
Engine
Type 3S-GTE, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front transverse
Capacity 1972.3 cc WRC: x 1.7 = 3352.9 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 85.44 x 86.0
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Output power - torgue 300 HP / 5700 rpm 52.0 kgm (510 Nm) / 4000 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 59mm diameter connecting rod length between centers 138mm, big end bearing diameter 47mm
Materials block: cast iron cylinderhead: aluminium alloy
Cams/valves 2 overhead camshafts (DOHC), belt driven 4 valves/cyl - 16 valves total. 33.5mm inlet valve diameter, 29mm exhaust valve diameter. 25o angle between inlet valve axis and vertical, 25o angle between exhaust valve axis and vertical
Aspiration Toyota CT20BRB twin scroll turbocharger (cast iron turbine 59.7mm diameter, aluminium compressor 65mm diameter) with air/air water sprayed intercooler, 34mm turbo restrictor, anti-lag system and catalytic converter fitted. Denso D-jetronic electronic multi point fuel injection pressure: 2 bar
Ignition Denso electronic, firing order: 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled
Lubrication system Wet sump with oil cooler
Transmission
Type four wheel drive X-trac 6-speed sequential, electro/hydraulically actuated using an electronic switch (joystick)
Gearbox ratios 1st: 3.417/1 (41/12)
2nd: 2.538/1 (33/13)
3rd: 2.000/1 (28/14)
4th: 1.647/1 (28/17)
5th: 1.375/1 (22/16)
6th: 1.176/1 (20/17)
R: 3.077/1 (16/13 x 40/16)
1st: 3.167/1 (38/12)
2nd: 2.400/1 (36/15)
3rd: 1.933/1 (29/15)
4th: 1.588/1 (27/17)
5th: 1.333/1 (28/21)
6th: 1.143/1 (24/21)
R: 3.077/1 (16/13 x 40/16)
Diffrential ratio Front: 4.500/1 to 3.417/1 (54-41/12), 3.769/1 to 3.077/1 (49-40/13), 4.286/1 (60/14), 3.000/1 (42/14), 2.929/1 (41/40), 2.857/1 (40/14), 2.800/1 (42/15), 2.733/1 (41/15), 2.688/1 (43/16).
Transfer box combined to rear differential: 1.000/1. Gears: 12/35 x 35/12, 14/41 x 41/14, 9/34 x 34/9, 9/35 x 35/9, 11/43 x 43/11, 9/36 x 36/9
gearbox input to helical gears active front differential, permanently connected to active hydro-electronically controlled with viscous coupling bevel gears transfer box. Transfer box to hypoid bevel gears limited slip rear differential. 50-50 % F/R torgue distribution
Clutch dry double carbon plate 212mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque ΕE111 (Homologation: A 5572) and AE111 (Homologation: A 5597) chassis of Toyota E platform with roll-cage. Front and rear tubular subframes. 3 door hatchback steel bodyshell with extended steel wheel arches, polypropylene bumbers and rear top plastic spoiler
Front suspension mac pherson strut with lower L wishbone, coil springs, Ohlins telescopic gas shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension mac pherson strut with 2 lower transverse and 1 lower longitudinal links, coil springs, Ohlins telescopic gas shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Steering system rack and pinion with hydraulic power assistance
Brakes ventilated disks all around with 270-380mm disk diameter and 4/6 aluminium piston calipers.
tarmac: 343/295mm diameter with 6/4 piston calipers front/rear
gravel: 295mm diameter with 4 piston calipers front/rear
dual circuit with servo, adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 4.100 m (161.4") width: 1.770 m (69.7") height: 1.365 m (53.7")
wheelbase: 2.465 m (99.2") front track: 1.564 m (61.6") rear track: 1.556 m (61.3")
Rims - tires tarmac: 8" x 18", gravel: 7" x 15" Michelin, 20/65x18"
Weight 1230 kg 54.6%- 45.4% front-rear distribution
Weight/power 4.1 kg/HP
Fuel tank 80 lt

Results in WRC

Statistics

1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Total
Works
Races/wins 5 13/2 14/1 32/3
Entries/finishes 10/6 27/20 30/21 67/47 (70.1%)
Others
Races 12 10 11 10 5 5 3 56
Entries/finishes 30/20 47/25 60/33 48/19 23/10 16/9 6/1 5/3 4/4 239/124 (51.9%)
Total WRC results
Races/wins 5 13/2 14/1 12 10 11 10 5 5 3 88/3
Entries/finishes 10/6 57/40 77/46 60/33 48/19 23/10 16/9 6/1 5/3 4/4 306/171 (55.9%)
Total points 29 198 204 64 15 1 511
(5.807 per race)
(1.667 per entry)

Races

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Works team: Toyota Castrol Team

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE KEN POR ESP TdC ARG GRE N.Z FIN IND S.R AUS RAC
Didier Auriol
Denis Giraudet
works 8th elec trical 8th 3rd acci dent
Marcus Grönholm
Timo Rautiainen
works fuel inje ction 5th
Neal Bates
Coral Taylor
works eng ine 8th
Freddy Loix
Sven Smeets
works 5th
Total points
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29 3 9 11 6
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 10/6 2/1 2/0 2/2 2/2 2/1

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Information and articles

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