1970 Ford Escort MKI RS 1600 BDA

Overview Info

  • Year
  • Road registration
    (P) GC-31-39
  • Cylinder capacity
    1.845,7 cc
  • Horsepower
    210 BHP
  • Chassis frame no.
  • Engine no.
  • Weight
    960 kg
  • Color


FIA Papers

  • Period E 1970 to 1971
  • FIA Class CCT24G
  • FIA HTP form nº : 1605
  • Crack tests certificates
  • Fuel tank and fire extinguisher certificates


Race Car


A very fast Ford Escort and well prepared by ASM Team. The car is in ASM since 1999 and was driven at the time for some years by Carlos Barbosa the actual ACP Portuguese president for Automobile Club. After that the car went trough a big service in 2004 and raced every year since then.Did a time of 2.03.70 in Estoril circuit and 1.54.60 in Jarama circuit with Dunlop Racing  tires in the last raced events. Has some national and international race wins at great events and circuits like Jarama, Estoril, Jerez , Portimão and Boavista on its history, when driven by António Simões, Mario Silva and Miguel Rio Tinto.


Technical Informations


  • 1600 cc with 210 BHP
  • 2 twin choke 45 Weber carburetors
  • 711m x flow block
  • Small valve 3 stud cylinder Head
  • Lucas Ignition System
  • ARK racing Starter Motor
  • Dry Sump oil system
  • Aluminum competition radiator with Kenlow cooling fan
  • Braided hose Goodridge oil system with oil cooler and dry sump tank



  • Full Aluminum gearbox
  • Bell housing made by ZF 5 speed
  • Solid prop shaft no central bearing



  • Suited for Rally or Track
  • Front McPherson struts with coil over springs Front and Rear
  • Wishbone Front with Anti Roll Bar
  • Rear Salisbury Axle 5 Link



  • A.P. Racing vented discs Front and Rear
  • Independent Master Cylinder with adjustable Brake bias
  • 4 Pot A.P. Calipers Front
  • 2 Pot A.P. Calipers Rear
  • Ferodo Brake Pads
  • SRF Brake Fluid



  • 9” Rear and and 7” Front (2 sets)



  • Salisbury Ford Axle 5 point fix or 5 link, with Panard rod upratedGRP4 drive/half shafts and bearings
  • 5.1 ratio LSD


Fuel Tank

  • 80 liters ATL Safety Competition Fuel Cell with 2 face low pressure pumps and regulator and filter



  • Full Roll Cage
  • 2 Bucket Seats with Safety 6 points Belts
  • Stack recall Dash with digital read units
  • Extinguishes


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