Category 3 Escort Mk1 RS1600
The FIA homologation period for H1 is from 1/1/1972 – 31/12/1975.
The Motorsport UK Historic categories are as follows:
Category 2. 1/1/1968 – 31/12/1974.
Category 3. 1/1/1975 – 31/12/1981
The FIA have accepted the following modifications as fitted to a Mk1 Escort RS1600.
This has been accepted in the belief that the modifications were carried out late in the vehicles life. (1975)
This under Motorsport UK regulations would effectively move a Category 2 Escort Mk 1 with any of the these modifications into Category 3.
The relevant modifications are shown below.
- Long linked rear axle
- Single rear brake caliper (Unless period part)
- Rose jointed Track Control Arm.