Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500 Racer RS 500 Videos Race Race2
The VIN plate shows that it was original black and no sunroof.
Chassisnumber WFOEXXGBBEGR85364 is produced in October 1986.
WFO = World Manufacturer identification -West Germany-.
E = Body type -3 door-
XX = Constant for all Models
G = Production source -Ford-Werke AG Cologne-.
B = Assembly Plant -Genk-.
B = Model -Sierra-
E - Body type
G = Year of Scheduled Build - G=1986-
R = Month of scheduled Build -October-.
85364 Vehicle sequence number.
This car was never fitted with a sunroof, which is very rare. This indicates the RS was from the beginning a racecar as it is now.
There was an original RS500 bumper, RS500 spare engine block and RS500 cylinder head with the car, when we bought the car.
The first owner was Rauymond Raus. He bought the car new by Euromoters in Luxemburg to do group N races in Belgium.
Klick for pictures.
told me that the engine had maximum possible boost and engines last for one or
But Euromotors had plenty engines in stock and manpower to change engines even in race weekends.
Jan van Uytsel, FORD RS dealer in the 90ies, bought the car from Raus and rent the car to gentlemen drivers.
The car was then raced from 1993 till 2003 in 4hour endurance races in Belgium with 2 or 3 pilots on the car per race.
Drivers (and owners) were
Alain Ronchail is a Ford dealer and Ford collector of Escort MK1 rallycars.
In his collection he has 2 brand new BDA engines. Maybe they are for sale.
Alain Ronchail bought this Sierra Cosworth from Jan van Uytsel. Alain raced the car first in group N trim in endurance races. And later he bought Group A suspension and brakes parts from the Dutch Rally-pilot Jan van de Marel.
This explains why the car has the rally group A suspension. The car was then very success full in the endurance races. With almost a victory in the 10hour race of Zolder. See below some pictures.
Now we did the transformation to an Eggenberger RS500 copy.
Rollcage like on the homologation papers. 8 injector manifold
big original intercooler Gertrag gearbox
Magnesium rear and front suspension.
Copyright Jan van Elderen