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The Ford Fiesta R5 is a rally car built by M-Sport and based upon the Ford Fiesta ST road car. It was the first car homologated under the Group R5 regulations that were introduced in 2013. The Fiesta R5 made its competitive début in 2013 and has competed in the World Rally Championship-2, European Rally Championship and various national competitions since then. Starting in 2019, M-Sport Ford WRT will enter the Fiesta R5 in the professional class.[1]

Ford Fiesta R5
Takamoto Katsuta Rally Finland 2017 Saalahti.jpg
A Fiesta R5 driven by Takamoto Katsuta and Marko Salminen at the 2017 Rally Finland
Overview
ManufacturerM-Sport
Production2013–present
AssemblyCockermouth, England
DesignerM-Sport
Body and chassis
ClassR5
Layout4-wheel drive
PlatformFord Fiesta ST
Powertrain
Engine1.60 L (98 cu in) 4-cylinder, 16-valve
TransmissionSadev five-speed sequential gearbox mated to Sadev front and rear differential units
Dimensions
Wheelbase2480 mm
Length3965 mm
Width1820 mm
Kerb weight1230 kg

Kajetan Kajetanowicz won the 2015, 2016 and 2017 European Rally Championship driver's titles driving a Fiesta R5,[2] while Alexey Lukyanuk won the 2018 title.[3]

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ResultsEdit

World Rally Championship-2 victoriesEdit

No. Event Year Driver Co-driver
1   2013 Rally Finland 2013   Jari Ketomaa   Marko Sallinen
2   2013 Wales Rally GB 2013   Elfyn Evans   Daniel Barritt
3   2014 Monte Carlo Rally 2014   Yuriy Protasov   Pavlo Cherepin
4   2014 Rally Mexico 2014   Yuriy Protasov   Pavlo Cherepin
5   2014 Rally Poland 2014   Ott Tänak   Raigo Mõlder
6   2014 Rallye Deutschland 2014   Pontus Tidemand   Emil Axelsson
7   2014 Wales Rally GB 2014   Jari Ketomaa   Kaj Lindström
8   2015 Rally Sweden 2015   Jari Ketomaa   Kaj Lindström
9   2016 Monte Carlo Rally 2016   Elfyn Evans   Craig Parry
10   2016 Rally Sweden 2016   Elfyn Evans   Craig Parry
11   2016 Tour de Corse 2016   Elfyn Evans   Craig Parry
12   2017 Rallye Deutschland 2017   Eric Camilli   Benjamin Veillas
13   2017 Rally Catalunya 2017   Teemu Suninen   Mikko Markkula
14   2017 Rally Australia 2017   Kalle Rovanperä   Jonne Halttunen
15   2018 Rally Sweden 2018   Takamoto Katsuta   Marko Salminen
16   2018 Rally Australia 2018   Alberto Heller   José Diaz
17   2019 Monte Carlo Rally 2019   Gus Greensmith   Elliott Edmondson

European Rally Championship victoriesEdit

No. Event Year Driver Co-driver
1   2013 Rally Poland 2013   Kajetan Kajetanowicz   Jarosław Baran
2   2014 Rally Estonia 2014   Ott Tänak   Raigo Mõlder
3   2015 Internationale Jänner Rallye 2015   Kajetan Kajetanowicz   Jaroslaw Baran
4   2015 Cyprus Rally 2015   Kajetan Kajetanowicz   Jaroslaw Baran
5   2015 Acropolis Rally 2015   Kajetan Kajetanowicz   Jaroslaw Baran
6   2015 Rallye International du Valais 2015   Alexey Lukyanuk   Alexey Arnautov
7   2016 Rally Islas Canarias 2016   Alexey Lukyanuk   Alexey Arnautov
8   2016 Rallye Açores 2016   Ricardo Moura   António Costa
9   2016 Rally Rzeszow 2016   Kajetan Kajetanowicz   Jaroslaw Baran
10   2016 Cyprus Rally 2016   Alexey Lukyanuk   Alexey Arnautov
11   2017 Rally Islas Canarias 2017   Alexey Lukyanuk   Alexey Arnautov
12   2017 Acropolis Rally 2017   Kajetan Kajetanowicz   Jarosław Baran
13   2017 Cyprus Rally 2017   Nasser Al-Attiyah   Mathieu Barumel
14   2017 Rally Rzeszow 2017   Bryan Bouffier   Xavier Panseri
15   2017 Rally di Roma Capitale 2017   Bryan Bouffier   Xavier Panseri
16   2018 Rally Islas Canarias 2018   Alexey Lukyanuk   Alexey Arnautov
17   2018 Rallye Açores 2018   Alexey Lukyanuk   Alexey Arnautov
18   2018 Rally di Roma Capitale 2018   Alexey Lukyanuk   Alexey Arnautov

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "M-Sport Ford Confirm Greensmith and Pieniazek for WRC-2 Pro". M-Sport.co.uk. 10 January 2019. Retrieved 10 January 2019.
  2. ^ https://www.autosport.com/erc/news/132296/kajetanowicz-takes-recordbreaking-title
  3. ^ https://www.autosport.com/erc/news/138778/erc-title-gifted-to-lukyanuk-as-rival-withdraws

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