1971 Ford Capri

RS 2600 Works Cologne / 1971 Spa 24h winner

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1971
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Chassis number 
    GAECKU-19998
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • FIA Papers 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Restored
  • Interior colour 
    Black
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Grey
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Built by Ford Motorsport Köln GMBH in 01/1971. The car has been built to FIA Group 2 specifications.
She participated in 4 meetings during the year 1971 and 6 races during the year 1972 before to be stored during 20 years.

Ownership history :
01/1971 : Built by Ford Motorsport Köln GMBH to FIA Group 2 specifications.
10/1972 : Bought by his former driver, Alex Soler Roig (Spain), when he decided to retire and stored the car during 20 years.
1992 : Restored in 2013 in France by Yvan Mahe
2008 : Bought by a French person, Jean Marc Merlin
2009: Sold in Germany to Chris Stahl
2010 : Sold in Belgium to Marc Devis
2012 : Sold in Belgium to Thierry de Latre. The 1971 Spa 24h livery has been done.
2016 : Sold in Belgium to Gipimotor and restored with a new RicWood engine.

Race period history :

1971
Salzburgring ETC #83 - 1st overall
Spa 24 Hours #22 - 1st overall
Paul Ricard 24 Hours #2 - 1st overall
Madrid 4 Hours #1 - 1st overall

1972
Nurburgring 1000km #90 - 7th overall / 1st in class
Spa 24 Hours #1 - 3rd overall
Zandvoort Trophy #1 - 1st overall
Paul Ricard 12 Hours #8 - 3rd overall
Madrid 4 Hours #2 - 1st overall
Barcelona 2 Hours #5 - 1st overall

The car is ready to race to the Peter Auto Championship (HTC category) and in the most Historic meetings in Europe. A new engine has been putted in the car, made and built by RicWood, engines specialist in UK. The FIA HTP is up-to-date and available on request.
A big file with a lot of period pictures is available on request.