Ford Escort RS Cosworth

The Ford Escort RS Cosworth was a rally homologation special built to qualify for the Group A World Rally Championship.  From 1992-1996, it was available as a road car and featured a Cosworth tuned engine with coach building by Karmann.  It was powered by a 2.0 litre 16 valve 4 cylinder turbocharged engine.  Early examples were fitted with the YBT engine that featured the larger Garrett T3/T04B turbocharger and produced 169kW of power. Continue reading “Ford Escort RS Cosworth”

Jaguar XJR-15

The Jaguar XJR-15 was produced between 1990 and 1992 by Jaguar Sport, with the intention of the car being a racer for the road.  Jaguar Sport was a joint venture between Jaguar and Tom Walkinshaw Racing (TWR).  Fifty-three examples of the XJR-15 were built, with the first 26 built as road cars and the last 27 homologated specifically for racing. Continue reading “Jaguar XJR-15”

Toyota 86 Racing Series Car Review

The Toyota 86 Racing Series is a one make series that started in 2016.  Affordability is the key to the series with a target price of approximately $70,000 to get a car track prepared.  It’s aimed at giving younger drivers with limited budgets an opportunity to compete in motorsport.  Given that the Toyota 86 series runs at selected Supercar rounds including Phillip Island, Townsville, Sydney, Bathurst and Newcastle, the exposure that competitors have to Supercar teams is invaluable. Continue reading “Toyota 86 Racing Series Car Review”

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