1972 Ford Capri RS2600 Group 2 (Ford Italia)


1972 Ford Capri RS 2600 Group 2 (Ford Italia)

Location: Italy

Presenting a period RS2600 owned and entered by Ford Italia for the 1973 Imola Autosprint 500 driven by “Il Ragno”. Fully documented.

Prolifically campaigned and developed  from 1972 through 1978 by “Il Ragno” competing
in both the European and Italian Touring Car Championships.


materials: engine block: cast iron – engine head: aluminium – sump: aluminium
cylinder liners: cast iron
capacity: 2.995 cc.
bore: 69 mm.
stroke: 96 mm.
compression ratio: 12:1
power/rpm: 300 HP at 7.000 rpm
torque/rpm: 45 kgm at 6.000 rpm
exhaust: steel manifold, 3.1 + 3.1
fuel supply: mechanical injection Kugherfischer, horizontal guillotine
ignition: mono ignition coil
lubrication system: pressure wet sump

clutch: syntered dry double disc
gearbox: manual, five speed + Rev., ZF
differential: Colotti limited slip diff. (80%) –
diff ratio: 9:41 – 8:41 – 10:41 – 10:43
wheels / tyres: front 15”x 10J” / rear 15” x 12J”, Slick

bodywork / doors: unitized body (re-welded & reinforced), with 6 point bolted roll bar application / two doors, Coupé
front suspensions: independent wishbones, Mc Pherson, with anti-roll bar
springs: helical springs
dampers: telescopics, extension and compression adjustable, Koni Racing
back suspensions: longitudinal arms / anti-roll bars
springs: helical springs
dampers: telescopics, extension and compression adjustable, Koni Racing
front brakes: ventilated discs – n. 2 Girling calipers - n. 4 pumpings – 304 mm..
rear brakes: discs – n. 2 Girling calipers – n. 2 pumpings - 267 mm.
braking system: double / hydraulic
brake assistance: on demand
brake limitator system: on demand
brake transfer system: included
hand brake: manual
fuel tank capacity: safety tank, 80 lt

wheelbase: 2.560 mm.
front track.: 1.374 mm.
rear track 1.349 mm.
weight: kg. 900

1973 Imola Autosprint 500
1974 Trofeo Cinquetti Verona
1975 Copa A.C. Verona
1975 Varano
1975 Varano
1975 Coppa Leopoldo Carri Monza
1975 Campionato Italiano Misano
1976 Trofeo Venezia Varano
1977 Coppa A.C. Verona
1978 4 hours of Monza
1978 Coppa A.C. Verona
1978 Coppa Leopoldo Carri Group 2 Monza
1978 Varano Group 2
1978 Trofeo Venezia Varano
1979 Coppa Intereuropa Monza

Peter Auto Heritage Touring Cup / HSCC Touring Car Cup as well as Motor Racing Legends Historic Touring Car Challenge. FIA HTP Period H1 1972 to 1975

This sale represents an opportunity to acquire a period war horse with fantastic documented history (not a replica) that is properly prepared and ready to compete.