BMW V12 LMR group LMP (1999)
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Specifications

4 units built
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BMW S70/3, V12 (60o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
5990cc, 86.0 x 85.9 mm
1997: 11.0:1, 601 hp / 448 kW @ 7500, 651 N·m / 480 lb·ft @ 5600
1999 LMP: 13.0:1, 580 bhp / 433 KW @ 6500 rpm, 670 NM / 494.2 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm
alloy block and head
DOHC with variable valve timing system (BMW dual VANOS), 4 valves / cylinder - 48 valves total
aspiration, natural with 2 x Bosch Motronic multipoint electronic fuel injection
LPM1: 2 x 32mm inlet restrictors
2 distributors. Firing order 1-7-5-11-3-9-6-12-2-8-4-10. See diagram
dry sump with oil cooler

X-Trac sequential 6-speed gearbox
dry, 4 plate clutch
Carbon fiber and aluminum honeycomb monocoque chassis
front suspension, Double Wishbones w/Inboard Eibach Springs over Sachs Dampers
rear suspension, Double Wishbones w/Inboard Eibach Springs over Sachs Dampers
power assisted rack and pinion steering
Hitco carbon discs Front: 380 mm disk diameter, Rear: 355 mm disk diameter
Length 4650 mm (183.1 in)
Width 2000 mm (78.7 in)
Height 1020 mm (40.2 in)
Track (fr/r) 1641 mm (64.6 in) / 1596 mm (62.8 in)
wheelbase 2790 mm (109.25 inches)
wheels, front 18 x 13 in, rear 18 x 14.5 in
Front: 33/65R-18
Rear: 36/71R-18
910kg
fuel tank 90 lt


Results in FIA Sports Cars Championship

Not participated

Results in Endurance races

Car entry, chassis number Car number, result
Daytona Sebring Le Mans Petit Le Mans Fuji
Date 31/1 20/3 13/6 18/9 7/11
Duration 24h 12h 24h 1600km 1000km
Team\ Championship US RR ALMS ALMS
BMW Motorsport, 003/99 #15, 1st #43, 2nd
BMW Motorsport, 004/99 #16, in entry list #42, 3rd
BMW Motorsport, 002/99 #42, 1st #17, acci dent
BMW Motorsport, 001/99 #43, acci dent
Total points
37
10 10 17
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 6/4 2/1 2/1 2/2

Teams and drivers entries


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