Lotus Esprit GT Sport 300 group GT3 (1993)

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64 units built
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Lotus 910S, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine, located middle longitudinally
2174cc, 95.3 x 76.2 mm
400bhp @ 7200rpm
DOHC, 4 valves/cyl - 16 valves total
aspiration, one hybrid Garrett T3/T4 turbocharger with Motec M8 multipoint Electronic fuel injection
Motec M8 electronic ignition
water cooled with refrigerator located at the front
dry sump with oil cooler
Hewland DG300 straight-cut 5-speed manual gearbox
1st 3.36/1
2nd 2.05/1
3rd 1.38/1
4th 1.03/1
5th 0.82/1
Final drive 3.89/1, LSD rear differential
Dry AP clutch
Steel backbone type 114 chassis with intergral role cage, 2 door coupe Fibre Glass / Epoxy shell bodyshell with carbon fibre closing panels
Front: Double wishbones, Penske coil springs / dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear: Twin lateral links and trailing arms, Penske coil springs / dampers, anti-roll bar
power assisted rack and pinion steering
Front: 330mm ventilated discs, 6-pot calipers Rear: 330mm ventilated discs, 4-pot calipers
Length: 4300mm
Width: 1950mm
Height: 1100mm
Wheelbase: 2440mm
wheels, 9x18 (f) 11x18 (r)
tires, Michelin Pilot SX slicks 24/64 -18 (front), 27/65 -18 (rear)
fuel tank 100 lt

Results in BPR International GT Endurance Series

Car entry Car number, result
Paul Ricard Jarama Dijon Paris Valle lunga Spa Suzuka Zhuhai
Team 4h 4h 4h 1000km 4h 4h 1000km 3h
Chamberlain Engineering #26, dnf #26, in entry list #26, in entry list #26, gear box #26, in entry list #2, 10th #2, dnf
Chamberlain Engineering #29, 8th #3, in entry list #27, dnf
Total points
3 1
Works Starts/finishes 6/2 2/1 1/0 1/1 1/0 1/0

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Results in Endurance races

Car entry, chassis number Car number, result
Daytona Sebring Le Mans
Date 31/1 20/3 20/6
Duration 24h 12h 24h
Team\ Championship IMSA IMSA
Lotus Sport/Chamberlain Engineering #44, head gasket
Lotus Sport/Chamberlain Engineering #45, over heating
Works Starts/finishes 2/0 2/0

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Article from Autocar, 8/1993

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