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Chassis numbers

Development

Specifications

12 units built
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Judd GV5, V10 (72o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine. Click here and here
4997cc
600-630 bhp / 470 KW @ 7800 rpm (until 2004)
445 lb-ft. @ 6500 rpm (until 2004)
640 bhp / 477 KW @ 7800 rpm (2005+)
615 Nm / 454 ft lbs @ 6500 rpm (2005+)
aluminium block and head
forged steel crankshaft with 6 main bearings
DOHC, 4 valves/cyl, 40 valves total
aspiration, natural with multipoint electronic Fuel Injection. 2 x 32.7mm inlet restrictors
dry sump

Judd GV5.5 S2, V10 (72o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol - Ethanol E10 engine. Click here
5496cc, 94 x 79.2 mm
2006-2009: 650 bhp / 485 KW @ 7000 rpm, 657 Nm / 485 ft lbs @ 6500 rpm
2010: 700 bhp @ 8000 rpm, 550 ft lbs @ 6500 rpm
aluminium block and head
forged steel crankshaft with 6 main bearings
DOHC, 4 valves/cyl, 40 valves total
aspiration, natural with multipoint electronic Fuel Injection. 1 x 45.5mm inlet restrictor
dry sump

Mugen MF408S, V8 (90º) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
3996cc
590 bhp / 440 KW @ 9500 rpm
519 Nm / 383 ft lbs @ 7500 rpm
aluminium alloy block and head
forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings
DOHC, 4 valves / cylinder - 32 valves total
aspiration, natural with multipoint electronic fuel injection and 2 x 33.4 mm inlet restrictors
dry sump

Mugen MF458S, V8 (90º) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
4488cc
650 bhp / 485 KW @ 8500 rpm
630 Nm / 465 ft lbs @ 7500 rpm
aluminium block and head
forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings
DOHC, 4 valves/cyl, 32 valves total
aspiration, natural with multipoint electronic Fuel Injection
dry sump

AER P32 T, V8 (75º) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
3596cc
600 bhp / 448 KW @ 6500 rpm
700 Nm / 516 ft lbs @ 6200 rpm
aluminium block and head
DOHC, 4 valves/cyl, 32 valves total
aspiration, 2 x Garrett turbochargers with multipoint direct electronic Fuel Injection
dry sump

YGK YR40T, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
3998cc, 93.0 x 73.6 mm
9.5:1
aluminium alloy block and head
forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings
DOHC gear driven, 4 valves / cyl - 32 valves total, 13o angle between inlet valve axis and vertical, 13o angle between exhaust valve axis and vertical
2 x YGK turbochargers with multipoint electronic fuel injection, 1.5bar pressure, 2 x 30.7 mm inlet restrictors
dry sump

AIM/Judd YS5.5, V10 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
5496cc, 94 x 79.2 mm
650 bhp / 485 KW @ 7500 rpm
750 Nm / 553 ft lbs @ 6500 rpm
aluminium block and head
forged steel crankshaft with 6 main bearings
DOHC, 4 valves/cyl - 40 valves total
aspiration, natural with multipoint electronic fuel injection
dry sump

Courage 6 speed Sequential gearbox
carbon fibre and aluminium honeycomb monocoque chassis
Front/rear suspension, double wishbones, push-rod actuated coil springs over dampers
power assisted rack and pinion steering
Brembo carbon ceramic discs, all-round
length 4651 mm / 183.1 in
width 1999 mm / 78.7 in
height 1029 mm / 40.5 in
925kg
fuel tank 90 lt


Results in Endurance races

Car entry, chassis number Car number, result
Sebring Istanbul Spa Le Mans Nurbu rgring Doni ngton Jarama Petit Le Mans
Date 18/3 9/4 14/5 18/6 16/7 27/8 24/9 30/9
Duration 12h 1000km 1000km 24h 1000km 1000km 1000km 1600km
Team\ Championship ALMS LMS LMS LMS LMS LMS ALMS
Swiss Spirit, LC70-5 (Judd GV5) #5, dnf #5, 2nd #5, dnf #5, 12th #5, dnf #5, 3rd
Courage Competition, LC70-3 (Mugen MF458S) #12, in entry list #12, dnf #12, dnf #12, 14th #12, 5th #12, dnf
Courage Competition, LC70-4 (Mugen MF458S) #13, dnf #13, dnf #13, dnf #13, dnf #13, OTL #13, 12th
Total points
23
9 6 8
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 17/6 2/0 3/1 3/0 3/2 3/1 3/2

Teams and drivers entries


Article from Ambassade de France à Tokyo, 2008

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