Ford CAPRI RS2600 Works Cologne

Ford - CAPRI RS2600 Works Cologne · Gipimotor
  • built year

    Jan 1971

  • body color

    Grey / Blue

Overall winner to the 1971 Spa 24h

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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. 

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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. 

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Some sources suggest that the car could also have been taking part to the Nurburgring race in 1971 (11 July), 2 weeks before the Spa 24 hours. During this race, Stommelen (comfortably leading) had an accident. But it’s likely that thecar has been repaired as it was a minor accident.


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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. 

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